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.
Department News Archive
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
The Department welcomes David Velleman, our new Miller Research Professor. Professor Velleman specializes in ethics and moral psychology. His many publications include Practical Reflection, Self To Self, and Konrad Morgen: The Conscience of a Nazi Judge. Forthcoming is a book entitled On Being Me: A Personal Invitation to Philosophy.
The Department mourns the passing of Stephen Barker, Professor of Philosophy, emeritus. A brilliant philosopher and an admired teacher, he will be missed by many. More information can be found in the linked JHU memorial notice.
Professor of Philosophy Peter Achinstein, and his daughter Sharon Achinstein, sat down with Hub at Work recently to talk about their Hopkins history and the past five years of sharing an academic home.
Ian Phillips, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Brain Sciences, together with the Foundations of Mind Group at Johns Hopkins University, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Foundations of Mind for a target start date of 1 Sept 2020.