News

Congratulations to Bob Brandom!
Congratulations to Bob Brandom, who has been awarded the Anneliese Maier Forschungspreis by the Humboldt Foundation. Each year the prize is awarded to three or four people working in the Humanities and the Social Sciences. The prize amount is €250 000 (about $320 000).
Congratulations to Shawn Standefer!
Congratulations to Shawn Standefer, whose article "Solovay-type theorems for circular definitions" has been accepted for publication by the Review of Symbolic Logic.
Hilary Putnam Wins the Rescher Prize for 2015!
The Philosophy Department is pleased to announce that Hilary Putnam, Cogan University Professor Emeritus, Harvard University, is the recipient of the 2015 Nicholas Rescher Prize for Systematic Philosophy. LEARN MORE >
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 >