Tammo Lossau’s paper “Three Things to do with Knowledge Ascriptions” has been published in Episteme.
Department News Archive
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 There Will Be No Miracles Here by Casey Gerald.
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 English.
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 an especially significant impact on contemporary culture. More details can be found on The Hub.
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 prestigious award for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences addressing questions of ethical and religious values. His dissertation is titled Evolving the Highest […]
Justin Bledin’s paper “Fatalism and the Logic of Unconditionals” has been accepted for publication in Nous.
$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 allow us to grow the faculty from its current 13 to 22 within 10 years, as well as expanding our graduate program and greatly broadening […]
Graduate Student Alex Englert published in Kantian Review
Alex Englert’s paper “Dutifully Wishing: Kant’s Re-Evaluation of a Strange Species of Desire” has been published in Kantian Review Vol. 22 Issue 3.