Department of Philosophy
6/30/15 - Congratulations to Amy Massoud, whose paper "Moral Worth and Supererogation" has been accepted for publication in Ethics. See article on SUNews.
5/19/15 - See attached article on Philosophy Department graduate student publications/presentations.
5/6/15 - Congratulations to Kirsten Egerstrom, who has accepted a position of Lecturer at Southern Methodist University for 2015-2016.
4/21/15 - Congratulations to Mihnea Capraru, who has been selected to receive an All-University prize for his dissertation, "The Sundial Tribe and the Labyrinth of Purpose", which spans the philosophies of mind, language and biology.
4/21/15 - Congratulations to Travis Timmerman, whose paper "Reconsidering Categorical Desire Views" is forthcoming in Michael Cholbi (ed.), Immortality and the Philosophy of Death (Rowman and Littlefield).
4/14/15 - Congratulations to Ryan Hubbard, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation, "A Defense of Formal Contractualism".
4/14/15 - Congratulations to Amy Massoud, who successfully defended her PhD dissertation, "Moral Worth and Supererogation".
3/2/15 - Congratulations to Charles (Rich) Booher, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation, "Perfection, History and Harmonious Individuality: Herder's Ethical Thought, 1765-1791".
Congratulations to Aaron Wolf, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation, "Where the Reasons Come From".
Congratulations to Yishai Cohen, who has had three papers accepted for publication: "The Manipulation Argument, At the Very Least, Undermines Classical Compatibilism" at Philosophia; "Agential Settling Requires a Conscious Intention" at The Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics; and "Reasons-Responsiveness and Time Travel" (discussion note) at The Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy.
Congratulations to Jacob Greenblum, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation, "Social Equality: On the Aim of Distributive Justice".
Congratulations to Joe Hedger, who has had two papers accepted for publication: "Perceptual Access Reasoning: Developmental Stage or System 1 Heuristic?" in Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences; and "Sainsbury and Tye Fail to Solve Frege's Puzzle" in Linguistic and Philosophical Investigations.
Congratulations to Steve Steward, whose paper, "Ya Shouldn'ta Couldn'ta Wouldn'ta" is forthcoming in Synthese.
Congratulations to Travis Timmerman, whose paper, "Sometimes There is Nothing Wrong with Letting a Child Drown", has been accepted for publication in Analysis.
Congratulations to Jason Rourke, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation, "Questions and Inquiry: Some Epistemological Applications".
Congratulations to Matt Eller, whose paper "On Fat Oppression" has been accepted for publication in the September edition of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal.
Congratulations to Steve Steward, whose paper, "Solving the Lucky and Guaranteed Proof Problems," is the winner of this year's Leibniz Society of North America essay competition. The paper will be published in the Leibniz Review.