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 >
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 >
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 >
Preston Stovall in Print
Preston Stovall's "Syllogistic Reasoning as a Ground for the Content of Judgment: A Line of Thought from Kant through Hegel to Peirce" has just been accepted to the European Journal of Philosophy, on the heels of his recent acceptance of "Inference by Analogy and the Progress of Knowledge" at the British Journal for the History of Philosophy.
The Philosophy of Sound
Alessandra Buccella will be presenting "A Two-pied Theory of Sounds" at the Graduate Conference of the University of the West of England dedicated to the "Philosophy of Sound: Collaborations in Ontology, (Meta)Physics, and Experience."
Suzie Love at the APA
Suzie Love will be presenting her paper "Communal Ownership and Kant's Theory of Right" at the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Society.
Tom Breed at PhilMiLCog
Tom Breed will be presenting his paper entitled "Phenomenology, Content, and the Individuation of Perceptual Capacities" at UWO's conference on Philosophy of Mind, Language, and Cognition next month. LEARN MORE >
Jack Samuel will be presenting "Humean Constructivism or Hegelian Constructivism?" (co-authored with Kirun Sankaran) at the Normativity and German Idealism conference at the University of Sussex. LEARN MORE >
Alison Springle on Representation
Alison Springle will be giving a poster presentation, "Active Content", at the ASSC Workshop on Sensorimotor Theory workshop in Paris. She'll also be presenting "From Sensation to Perception via Spatial Representation" at the BPPA masterclass on objectivity, space and mind.
Elizabeth Baranger Award
Congratulations to both Jon Butacci and Benjamin Schulz, who each received an Elizabeth Baranger prize for excellence in teaching this year, ensuring that philosophy accounted for two of the seven university-wide awards!