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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 >
Generics
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!
Consequential Content
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 >
Newman Studies Grant
Congratulations to Joe Milburn for being awarded a $5,000 writing grant by the National Institute for Newman Studies!
Aristotle on Practical and Political Wisdom
Chuck Goldhaber will be presenting "Why Aristotle compares practical and political wisdom" at the Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress in Boulder, Co. LEARN MORE >
Provost's Awards
Congratulations to Jennifer Jhun and Mikio Akagi who have both independently been awarded a Provost's Development Fund Award!
Shawn Standefer in Print
Shawn Standefer’s review of Stewart Shapiro’s “Varieties of Logic” has just been published in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. LEARN MORE >
Society for Philosophy and Psychology
The 41st Annual Meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology at Duke University in Durham, NC this June will feature presentations from Mikio Akagi ("Characterizing Cognition: Moving past the Mark of the Cognitive"), Alison Springle ("A Role for Phenomenology in Individuating the Senses for Science"), and Jasmin Özel (“Delusions as Imaginings”). LEARN MORE >

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