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Alison Springle Presentation
Alison Springle (with Rick Grush) will be presenting a paper at the Spacial Experience conference in September. LEARN MORE >
Congratulations to Justin Humphreys!
Justin's paper "Disjunctivism and the Stream of Consciousness" has been selected as the winner of APA's 2018 William James Prize for the best paper in the area of American philosophy accepted for inclusion in the Eastern Division program. Congratulations on this honor!
Mechanics and Mechanisms
Congratulations to Josh Eisenthal whose "Mechanics without Mechanisms" was just published in Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics! LEARN MORE >
Congratulations to Samuel Gavin!
University of Pittsburgh Ph.D. candidate Samuel Gavin has been named one of 21 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows for 2017 at the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The Newcombe Fellowship is the nation’s largest and most prestigious award for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences addressing questions of ethical and religious values. Each Fellow will receive a 12-month award of $25,000 to support their final year of dissertation work. Mr. Gavin is completing his dissertation, titled "Constitutivism and Natural Normativity in Ethics," in the Department of Philosophy. The dissertation seeks to reconcile two schools of thought in ethics, one that bases morality on reason and another that bases it on human nature.
Aristotle Resurgent
A conference in honor of Allan Gotthelf sponsored by the Anthem Foundation for Objectivist Scholarship through a grant to the Philosophy Department of Rutgers University. LEARN MORE >
Alessandra Buccella Talk
Alessandra Buccella will present her paper titled “how should we think about perceptual presence?” at the Gateway Graduate Conference “Consciousness and Self-Awareness” at the University of Missouri – St. Louis, on April 29-30. LEARN MORE >