The Department has decided to offer an accelerated BA/MA program, and this has now received approval from the Dean’s office. The requirements for the BA and for the MA remain […]
Department News and Faculty Books Archive
Much contemporary thinking about language is animated by the idea that the core function of language is to represent how the world is and that therefore the notion of representation […]
The department’s graduate students have organized a conference entitled Nature and Norms: Values in a Material World. It will take place on Saturday October 17 in 210 Hodson (not Gilman […]
On October 28-30 (Wednesday-Friday), the department will be hosting Prof. David Chalmers (New York University and Australian National University) as the 2015 Thalheimer Lecturer. The department sponsors the Thalheimer Lectures […]
The department is very pleased to welcome Stephen Ogden as its Mellon Postdoc for 2015-16 and perhaps 2016-17. Dr. Ogden will teach one course per semester in the department and […]
Ex nihilo nihil fit. Philosophy, especially great philosophy, does not appear out of the blue. In the current volume, a team of top scholars-both up-and-coming and established-attempts to trace the […]
Arash Abazari has been awarded a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for the 2015-16 academic year.
Peter Achinstein delivered two lectures at the Rotman Institute of Philosophy (University of Western Ontario) in November 2014; their titles were “What is a Theory of Everything and why should […]
Justin Bledin’s paper “Modus Ponens Defended” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Philosophy.
Anton Kabeshkin presented a paper at the North American Schelling Society, August 2014. John Brandau has had a paper accepted for presentation at the Spinoza-Leibniz Workshop, January 2015.