Ulf Hlobil in Print
Ulf Hlobil “Chains of Inferences and the New Paradigm in the Psychology of Reasoning” is forthcoming in Review of Philosophy and Psychology. LEARN MORE >
Joe Milburn in Print
"Subject Involving Luck" was published by Joe Milburn in Metaphilosophy. LEARN MORE >
Tyke Nunez In Print
Congratulations to Tyke Nunez for his publication of "Definitions of Kant's Categories" in the Canadian Journal of Philosophy! LEARN MORE >
Kant in Vienna
The XII International Kant Congress will benefit from the contributions of both Laura Davis (“The Possibility of Universality”) and Suzanne Love (“Communal Ownership and Kant's Theory of Right”). LEARN MORE >
Science Meets Philosophy: Hertz and Wittgenstein
Congratulations to Josh Eisenthal for his first place win in the University's Inaugural 3 Minute Thesis Competition (3MT).
Congratulations to Ori Beck, who has accepted a four-year junior research fellowship at Christ's College, Cambridge University, U.K. LEARN MORE >
Congratulations to Katharina Nieswandt. LEARN MORE >
Identity and Difference Conference
Alison Springle will be presenting her paper "A Problem for Merely Virtual (Intentional) Selves." LEARN MORE >
Love and Privacy
Raja Rosenhagen will be presenting at the 2015 CUA Graduate Student Conference on March 20. Topic: “Iris Murdoch on Love and Privacy.” LEARN MORE >
Cognitive Science Reading Group
The Pitt-CMU philosophy of cognitive science reading group now has a website. LEARN MORE >
Jane Friedman Talk
Jane Friedman (NYU) will give a talk on Friday, February 13, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. LEARN MORE >
Philosophy Department Welcomes New Faculty
The Philosophy Department is pleased to announce that Professor Jennifer Whiting will be joining the faculty in January, and Thomas Berry will be joining the faculty next fall.
Congratulations to Bob Brandom!
Congratulations to Bob Brandom, who has been awarded the Anneliese Maier Forschungspreis by the Humboldt Foundation. Each year the prize is awarded to three or four people working in the Humanities and the Social Sciences. The prize amount is €250 000 (about $320 000).
Congratulations to Shawn Standefer!
Congratulations to Shawn Standefer, whose article "Solovay-type theorems for circular definitions" has been accepted for publication by the Review of Symbolic Logic.
Hilary Putnam Wins the Rescher Prize for 2015!
The Philosophy Department is pleased to announce that Hilary Putnam, Cogan University Professor Emeritus, Harvard University, is the recipient of the 2015 Nicholas Rescher Prize for Systematic Philosophy. LEARN MORE >