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Congratulations to Karl Schafer!
Congratulations to Karl Schafer, who has just been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure!
Cushing and Humboldt
Giovanni Valente was recently awarded the Cushing Prize for young scholars in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, for his essay “Local Disentanglement in Relativistic Quantum Field Theory.” He is also now the recipient of a Humboldt Research Fellowship. Congratulations Giovanni!
Special Colloquium
The department is pleased to welcome Anton Friedrich Koch (Heidelberg), who will be giving a colloquium series talk on September 19th at 1:00 on "Sellars’s Picture Theory and the Readability of Things". LEARN MORE >
Caie in Philosopher's Annual
Mike's 2013 paper "Rational Probabilistic Incoherence" has been selected as one of the ten best in philosophy by the Philosopher's Annual. Congratulations Mike! LEARN MORE >
Adam Marushak wins Bennett Prize
Congratulations to Adam Marushak. His essay, “Hypothetical Entitlement and the Epistemic Contribution of Convergence,” was selected as the 2014 Winner of the Michael R. Bennett Prize in Philosophy. The Michael R. Bennett Prize in Philosophy is made in honor of Michael Bennett who was a member of the Department from 1974 to 1979.
Nicholas Rescher Prize for Systematic Philosophy
The Philosophy Department is pleased to invite nominations for the Nicholas Rescher Prize for Systematic Philosophy. The nominations should be sent to Collie Henderson (collie@pitt.edu) by July 15, 2014. The winner of the Prize will be announced in October 2014. LEARN MORE >