Professor Graeme Forbes to Retire

April 27, 2020

The Department of Philosophy announces the retirement of Professor Graeme Forbes as of May 31, 2020. Professor Forbes is widely regarded as one of the most prominent recent analytic philosophers working in metaphysics and philosophy of language. He earned his D.Phil. in Philosophy from Oxford in 1980, writing a thesis...

CU Philosopher Trying to Meet Peter Singer’s Fundraising Challenge – And You Can Help

April 22, 2020

See the details here: http://dailynous.com/2020/04/22/boonin-singer-raising-funds-reduce-covid-19s-impact-poorer-countries/

Department Receives Major Gift

April 22, 2020

The Philosophy Department is thrilled to announce the establishment of the Paduano Family Endowed Scholarship Fund. We are enormously grateful to John Philip Paduano (’04 BA, Philosophy with distinction, CU Boulder) and Brooke Larson Carleton for establishing this scholarship for philosophy majors in our department. A $1,100 scholarship will be...

Morris Judd Prize Deadline Extended to April 10

April 2, 2020

The 2020 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...

CU Philosophy Major Launches New "Complicated Cancer" Blog

March 10, 2020

Aspen Heidekrueger is a Colorado native who is currently a junior at CU Boulder. She is pursuing a bachelor's degree in philosophy and is interested in the study of ethics and metaphysics. Aspen is also a leukemia survivor who underwent three years of chemotherapy treatment during her high school career...

Call for Submissions: 2020 Morris Judd Undergraduate Essay Prize

Feb. 29, 2020

The 2020 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...

A&S Magazine Profiles Philosophy Graduate Blain Howard

Feb. 28, 2020

The College of Arts and Sciences Magazine has done a profile of Blain Howard, CU Philosophy major class of ’01, and Senior Communication Manager at Microsoft’s XBox division. Read the article here: https://www.colorado.edu/asmagazine/2020/02/19/philosophy-guides-alum-career-filled-kindness-games Howard says, "The major has proven to be practical. Philosophy helps me objectively assess activities and logically...

Call for Papers: Thirteenth Annual Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress

Feb. 18, 2020

The Thirteenth Annual Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress (RoME) will be held August 13-16, 2020, on the CU Boulder campus, and is now open for paper submissions. See the call for papers here .

Rob Rupert to be Visiting Fellow at the Rotman Institute of Philosophy

Feb. 17, 2020

In March, 2020, Professor Rob Rupert will be a Visiting Fellow at the Rotman Institute of Philosophy at Western University, Ontario ( http://www.rotman.uwo.ca ). During his time there, he’ll give presentations, meet with faculty and students, and generally contribute to, and participate in, the intellectual life of the Institute.

Rob Rupert Awarded Visiting International Professor Fellowship

Jan. 29, 2020

Professor Rob Rupert has been awarded a Visiting International Professor Fellowship by the Research School at Ruhr University, Bochum (RUB). This grant will support a series of visits to RUB’s Institute of Philosophy, II, over the next two years. He has also been awarded a Research Fellowship in RUB’s Center...

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