Endowment for Ancient Philosophy
The Department is thrilled to announce that the University of Pittsburgh is the recipient of a generous anonymous donation of $500,000 to help promote scholarship in Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy.
The Department Remembers Adolf Grünbaum (1923-2018)
The department is deeply saddened by the passing of Adolf Grünbaum, who spent most of his career at the University of Pittsburgh. Here we've collected some stories and remembrances of Adolf as teacher, colleague, and friend. LEARN MORE >
Springle Wins the 2019 Sanders Graduate Student Awards
Oct. 11, 2018 — The APA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Sanders Graduate Student Awards: Alison Springle (University of Pittsburgh), for "On What Else Perceptual Representation Could Be", Matt Leonard (University of Southern California), for "On the Contingency and Vagueness of Where I Am" Julius Schoenherr (University of Maryland, College Park), for "When Forgiveness Comes Easy". LEARN MORE >
Springle on Perception, Memory, and Agency
Congratulations to Alison Springle who recently had three papers accepted for publication: “Perception, Representation, Realism and Function” to be published in Philosophy of Science; “Methods, Minds, Memory, & Kinds” to be published in Philosophical Psychology (Special Issue on Memory and Skill); and (with Rick Grush) “Agency, Perception, Space, and Subjectivity” recently published in Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences! LEARN MORE >
Pitt Philosophy in Japan
Adam Marushak will be presenting his paper, "The Language of Reasons", at the Tokyo Forum for Analytic Philosophy on May 9th. The Forum is a weekly speaker-series that brings in philosophers from around the world.
2018-2019 Tamara Horowitz Memorial Lecture
The Pitt Philosophy Department is happy to announce that the Tamara Horowitz Memorial Lecture of the academic year 2018-19 will be given by Professor Ann E. Cudd of Boston University. The lecture will take place on October 19, 2018. Professor Cudd, a former student of Tamara Horowitz, received her PhD in philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh in 1988. She has been Professor of Philosophy and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Boston University since 2015. Professor Cudd’s philosophical interests include social and political philosophy, philosophy of economics, philosophy of social science, decision theory, and feminist theory.