Department News and Faculty Books Archive

$75 Million Gift to the Department

William H. “Bill” Miller, a renowned investor and a former graduate student of the department, has committed a record $75 million gift to the Johns Hopkins Philosophy Department. This will […]

The Autobiography of Solomon Maimon

The Autobiography of Solomon Maimon
The first complete and annotated English translation of Maimon’s influential and delightfully entertaining memoir. Solomon Maimon’s autobiography has delighted readers for more than two hundred years, from Goethe, Schiller, and […]

Spinoza’s Ethics: A Critical Guide

Spinoza’s Ethics: A Critical Guide
Spinoza’s Ethics, published in 1677, is considered his greatest work and one of history’s most influential philosophical treatises. This volume brings established scholars together with new voices to engage with […]

The Oxford Handbook of Hegel

The Oxford Handbook of Hegel
The Oxford Handbook of Hegel is a comprehensive guide to Hegel’s philosophy, from his first published writings to his final lectures. There are six chapters each on the Phenomenology of […]

Faculty News

Eckart Förster has received the Kuno-Fischer-Preis [Prize] from the University of Heidelberg for his book The Twenty-Five Years of Philosophy.

The Value of a Philosophy Degree

The media are starting to catch on to something that many of us have long been aware of: that a degree in philosophy brings with it a range of skills […]

Graduate student publication

Adam Reid’s paper “Veganism and ‘The Analytic Question'” has been accepted for publication in Between the Species, an online journal for the study of philosophy and animals.

New Member of Faculty: Christopher Lebron

The department is very pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Lebron as Associate Professor, beginning in the fall term of 2017. Prof. Lebron comes to us from Yale University […]