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20th Pitt-CMU Graduate Conference
On March 16-17th the graduate students of the University of Pittsburgh & Carnegie Mellon University will be hosting the 20th Annual Pitt-CMU Graduate Student Philosophy Conference, with the theme of "Uncertainty and the Limits of Knowledge". LEARN MORE >
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.