Dan Lowe to University of Michigan

April 16, 2018

Department PhD graduate Dan Lowe has accepted a position with the University of Michigan starting in Fall of 2018.

Spring 2018 Department Newsletter

April 16, 2018

The Department has released its Spring 2018 newsletter. Click here to read it , and here for a list of all department newsletters .

Sam Director and Gagan Sapkota Awarded 2nd Leg Summer Fellowships

April 2, 2018

PhD students Samuel Director and Gagan Sapkota have been awarded 2nd Leg Summer Fellowships from the Center for Humanities and the Arts for Summer 2018. The purpose of the fellowship is to help students to gain expertise in a field, or subfield, that is not the immediate focus of their...

Anthony Kelley Wins Summer Graduate School Fellowship

April 2, 2018

PhD student Anthony Kelley has won a 2018 Summer Graduate School Fellowship and will receive three months of support for his dissertation work.

The Morris Colloquium on Medieval Philosophy, April 5-7 2018

March 20, 2018

On April 5-7, Boulder will be the home to the largest conference in medieval philosophy that has recently taken place in North America. There are 63 talks scheduled, and over 70 scholars coming into town for the event. The Colloquium is made possible thanks especially to the Morris Fund, the...

Boulder Formal Value Theory Workshop, March 19

March 7, 2018

3rd Boulder Formal Value Theory Workshop New Problems in Theoretical and Practical Rationality Monday, March 19th, 2018 On Monday March 19th the 3rd Boulder Formal Value Theory Workshop will be held. The one-day features six prominent philosophers from Australia, Sweden, and the US. All talks will be held in Hellems...

Philosophy Alumni Featured in College of Arts and Sciences Magazine

Feb. 8, 2018

Four Department of Philosophy alumni dicuss how philosophy has aided their careers in the College of Arts and Science's online magazine. Read the article here .

2018 Morris Colloquium "The Self and Its Realizations", June 16-18

Feb. 1, 2018

The 2018 Morris Colloquium , on the topic "The Self and Its Realizations", will be held June 16-18, 2018. The theme will be interpreted broadly, so as to include a wide range of topics, from the psychology of the self to the nature of the neural mechanisms that implement the...

Call for Submissions: Morris Judd Undergraduate Essay Prize

Jan. 31, 2018

The 2018 Morris Judd Undergraduate Essay Prize will be awarded to the best undergraduate essay submitted on any topic in the values area. The prize comes with a cash award of $500 as well as formal recognition of the honor at the Department’s spring commencement ceremony. The competition is open...

Eleventh Annual Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress Call for Papers

Jan. 25, 2018

Paper submissions for the eleventh annual Rocky Mountain Ethics Conference (RoME) , to be held in Boulder August 9-12, 2018, are now open. Read submission guidelines and information about the conference here .