Department News Archive

Interview with Hanna Pickard

Hanna Pickard, incoming Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in the Philosophy Department and the Berman Institute of Bioethics, was interviewed recently by the blog Biomedical Odyssey: Life at the Johns Hopkins School […]

Two New Appointments

The Philosophy Department is very pleased to announce the appointment of two new Bloomberg Distinguished Professors, Hanna Pickard and Ian Phillips, who will join us at the start of the […]

Justin Bledin in Semantics & Pragmatics

Justin Bledin’s paper “What Ifs”, co-authored with Kyle Rawlins (Cognitive Science), has been accepted for publication in Semantics and Pragmatics.

Graduate Student paper published in “Episteme”

Tammo Lossau’s paper “Three Things to do with Knowledge Ascriptions” has been published in Episteme.

Justin Bledin in Journal of Semantics

Assistant Professor Justin Bledin’s paper “Resistance & Resolution: Attentional Dynamics in Discourse” (co-authored with Kyle Rawlins of Cognitive Science) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Semantics.

Chris Lebron in The Atlantic

Associate Professor Chris Lebron has an article in the November 2018 issue of The Atlantic. Professor Lebron has a review essay on two memoirs: Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon and […]

Steven Gross published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B

Steven Gross’s paper “Perceptual Consciousness and Cognitive Access from the Perspective of Capacity-Unlimited Working Memory” has been published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, the oldest scientific journal in […]

Chris Lebron wins Hiett Prize

Associate Professor Christopher Lebron is the 2018 winner of the Hiett Prize in the Humanities, awarded each year to an early-career scholar in the humanities whose work promises to have […]

Graduate Student paper published in “Social Theory and Practice”

Josh McBee’s paper “Circularity in Setiya’s Knowing Right from Wrong” will be published in Social Theory and Practice 44, no.3 (July 2018).

Graduate Student Alex Englert receives Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Alex Englert has received a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for 2018. The Newcombe Fellowships are awarded by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, and are the nation’s most […]