A collection of philosophers’ commentaries on the 2020 US election — including one by Chris Lebron — can be found here: http://dailynous.com/2020/11/10/philosophers-2020-u-s-presidential-election/
Department News Archive
Congratulations Justin Bledin!
The William H. Miller III Department of Philosophy congratulates Justin Bledin on his promotion to associate professor with tenure!
Chris Lebron to Chair Masters of Liberal Arts Program
Congratulations to Chris Lebron, the new Chair of the Master of Liberal Arts Program, part of JHU KSAS’ Advanced Academic Programs!
Theo Korzukhin on puzzles of rational choice
To learn about the intricate ways belief revision and choice are intertwined, check out Theo Korzukhin’s latest publication “A Dutch book for CDT thirders,” in Synthese.
Welcome Simon Brown and Ian Tully!
The Department warmly welcomes our new Postdoctoral Fellows Simon Brown and Ian Tully. Simon works on philosophy of mind, cognitive science, and neuroscience. Ian works on ethics and philosophy of psychiatry.
Chris Lebron on Racism and Academia
Chris Lebron writes on racism as a kind of social disease in a New York Times essay. “Three major medical associations recently declared racism and police brutality public health crises,” he says. “But I had long ago begun thinking of racism as a kind of social disease. I even gave it a name — Racial Diminishment […]
Yitzhak Melamed on Spinoza in TLS and Le Monde
Le Monde interviews Yitzhak Melamed on Spinoza here. See also his essay “God-Intoxicated Man,” co-authored with Clare Carlisle of KCL, in the Times Literary Supplement. For information on Melamed and Carlisle’s larger project on “Panthesism and Religious Life,” follow this link.
Welcome Michelle Kosch and Theo Korzukhin
The Johns Hopkins Philosophy Department warmly welcomes Michelle Kosch and Theo Korzukhin! Michelle, a leading scholar of post-Kantian European philosophy, joins us as Professor of Philosophy. Theo specializes in philosophy of language and joins us as a Lecturer.
BDP philosophers agree: They’ve got their ‘dream jobs’
Bloomberg Distinguished Professors Hanna Pickard and Ian Phillips were both able to land their dream jobs at Johns Hopkins, but philosophy brought them together as a couple and academics many years ago. Read their full story on the Hub.
Graduate Student Publications
Congratulations to Zach Gartenberg and Nikola Andonovski on their recent publications. Zach’s article ‘On the causal role of privation in Thomas Aquinas’s metaphysics’ is forthcoming in the European Journal of Philosophy. Zach’s article can be read online. Nikola’s article ‘Singularism about Episodic Memory’ is forthcoming in the the Review of Philosophy and Psychology. Nikola’s article can […]