Center for Values and Social Policy Now Accepting Applications for Visiting Fellows for AY 2017-18

Oct. 18, 2016

The Center for Values and Social Policy at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Department of Philosophy invites applications for Visiting Fellows for the 2017-18 academic year. The Center’s Visiting Fellows program is intended for faculty who work in the values area, who have done a significant amount of work in... Read more »

Adam Hosein to Receive Provost's Faculty Achievement Award

Sept. 9, 2016

Professor Adam Hosein will be recognized for the Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award at the Eleventh Annual Fall Convocation & Awards Ceremony for the success of his article “Are Justified Aggressors a Threat to the Rights Theory of Self-Defense?” published in Helen Frowe and Gerald Lang (eds.) How We Fight (Oxford,... Read more »

Adam Hosein Wins Honorable Mention for APA Article Prize

Sept. 2, 2016

Professor Adam Hosein has been awarded honorable mention for the American Philosophical Association’s 2017 Gregory Kavka/University of California, Irvine Prize in Political Philosophy, for his article “ Freedom, Sex Roles, and Anti-Discrimination Law ’, ( or read the paper at Springer Link ) Law and Philosophy 34/5 (September 2015) 485-517. Click here for more information .Read more »

Rob Rupert Part of Templeton-Supported Investigation of Self-Knowledge

Aug. 30, 2016

Professor Rob Rupert is part of an international network of scholars whose research will be supported by a nearly one million dollar grant from the John Templeton Foundation. The project leaders are Crispin Wright and Peter Sullivan. See details here .Read more »

Department Visiting Fellows for 2016-17 Announced

Aug. 29, 2016

We are pleased to announce the Department’s Visiting Fellows for 2016-17. Professor Nina Emery (Brown, sometime in February 2017, duration TBA) Professor Julia Staffel (Washington University, 2-3 weeks in March 2017) Professor Kris McDaniel (Syracuse, 3 weeks in April 2017) Professor Peter Klein (Rutgers, 3 weeks in September/October 2017) The... Read more »

Bonnie Steinbock Appointed as Center for Values and Social Policy Visiting Fellow for Fall 2016

Aug. 29, 2016

Professor Emerita Bonnie Steinbock , who retired from SUNY Albany in 2014 after a long and distinguished career as one of the leading bioethicists of her generation, will be a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Values and Social Policy this fall from September 13 – October 13. She will... Read more »

Origins Project Workshop August 15-17

Aug. 11, 2016

The Origins Project will be holding its inaugural workshop on origins August 15-17 in the SEEC Building on East Campus. Click here for a full schedule .Read more »

Kristin Mickelson to University of Gothenburg

July 29, 2016

Kristin Mickelson, who graduated in 2012 after completing a dissertation under Robert Hanna's supervision on "Free Will Fundamentals: Agency, Determinism, and (In)compatibility", has taken a two-year research position in the Department of Philosophy, Linguistics, and Theory of Science at the University of Gothenburg, where she will be part of the... Read more »

Cherie Braden interview at APA Blog

June 24, 2016

Incoming PhD student Cherie Braden is interviewed at the APA Blog. Read the interview here .Read more »

Samuel Director awarded scholarship

June 7, 2016

Incoming Ph.D. student Sam Director has been awarded a scholarship by The Institute for Humane Studies . This award is for “promising students dedicated to developing, teaching, and applying the principles of a free society."Read more »