Stoics and Epicureans
Kelson Law will be presenting "The Stoic Response to Epicureans: Far More than Another 'Cradle Argument'" and "A Puzzle about Enkrateia in Mencius" at the 33rd Annual Joint Meeting of the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy with the Society for the Study of Islamic Philosophy and Science at Fordham University, Oct 23-25, 2015
The Material Conditions of Freedom
Suzie Love's paper entitled "The Material Conditions of Freedom" was just accepted to be presented at the Pacific Division Meeting of the APA!
Aldo Antonelli (1962-2015)
The department is saddened to learn of the passing of Aldo Antonelli. Professor Antonelli earned his PhD at Pittsburgh, and went on to make significant contributions to logic. A memorial can be found at the linked UC Davis Philosophy homepage. LEARN MORE >
Chuck Goldhaber Presentation
Chuck Goldhaber will be presenting a paper entitled "Does Kant try to refute Humean scepticism?" LEARN MORE >
Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Mark Wilson!
The Philosophy Department is pleased to announce that Mark Wilson is now a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy.
Congratulations to James Shaw!
Congratulations to James Shaw on his recent promotion to Associate Professor of Philosophy with tenure!
Alnica Visser in Print
Congratulations to Alnica Visser whose paper "The original analytic/synthetic distinction: Still no cause for concern" is forthcoming in the South African Journal of Philosophy! LEARN MORE >
Both Joe Milburn and Preston Stovall will be commenting on papers at the upcoming conference on generics at Harvard University! LEARN MORE >
Bennett Prize 2015
Congratulations to Jonathan Buttaci, whose paper “Aristotle on First Potentiality and the Possibility of Learning-By-Doing” was just awarded the Michael R. Bennett Prize in Philosophy!
Thinking with the Body
Alessandra Buccella will be presenting her paper "Thinking with the Body: Language and Communication from an Unconventionally Inferentialist Perspective" at the 2015 Northwest Philosophy Conference! LEARN MORE >
Murdoch on Love and Privacy
Raja Rosenhagen will be giving a talk titled “Murdoch on Love and Privacy” at the SEP-FEP Joint Annual Conference in Dundee, Scotland, UK, on September 4th. LEARN MORE >
Ethics, Character, and Empirical Psychology
Annalisa Paese will be presenting a paper entitled "Ethics, Character, and Empirical Psychology: A Response to Machery" at the 53rd annual meeting of the Alabama Philosophical Society in Pensacola, Florida!
Ulf Hlobil in Print
Congratulations to Ulf Hlobil, whose "Social Norms and Unthinkable Options" is forthcoming in Synthese!
Alison Springle will be giving a talk entitled "Consequential Content" at the 3rd Philosophy of Language and Mind Conference at Oslo this September! LEARN MORE >
The Department Remembers Richard Gale (1932-2015)
The department is deeply saddened by the passing of Richard Gale, who spent most of his career at the University of Pittsburgh. Here we've collected some stories and remembrances of Richard as teacher, colleague, and friend. LEARN MORE >