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Goldhaber in Print
Congratulations to Charles Goldhaber, whose paper "Does perceptual psychology rule out disjunctivism in the theory of perception?" is forthcoming in Synthese. Pre-prints are available at his website. LEARN MORE >
Nandi Theunissen's New Book
Nandi Theunissen's book, The Value of Humanity, has just been announced by Oxford University Press and will be released later this month. In it, Nandi develops a relational account of the value of human beings. She proposes that people are of value because we are constituted in such a way that we can be good for ourselves in the sense that we are able to lead flourishing lives. Intuitively, a person matters because she matters to herself in a very particular sort of way; to appropriate a phrase, she is a being for whom her life can be an issue. LEARN MORE >
Jack Samuel's paper provisionally forthcoming in Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility
Jack presented "The Sociality of Agency" at the New Orleans Workshop on Agency and Responsibility November 14th, and the paper is promised to the 7th Oxford Studies volume, to appear mid-2021. See his research page for more information. LEARN MORE >
Graduate Conference Submissions
The department welcomes submissions for this spring's Pitt/CMU Graduate Student Conference with the theme: Decisions and Transformative Experiences (see the link below to apply). The conference takes place March 21-22, 2020, with Laurie Paul (Yale), Colin Allen (HPS), and Teddy Seidenfeld (CMU) as keynote speakers. LEARN MORE >
New Website for the Feminist Philosophy Reading Group
The feminist philosophy reading group has a new website! The website is regularly updated with the readings for the group and local events in feminist philosophy. LEARN MORE >
Alessandra Buccella to Present at the Society for the Metaphysics of Science in Toronto.
Alessandra Buccella will present her paper “Perceptual constancy is dead, long live perceptual constancy!” at the meeting of the Society for the Metaphysics of Science in Toronto, Canada (Nov. 7th-9th). LEARN MORE >