Recent CU Boulder Philosophy Ph.D. Jason Hanna featured on NIU Website

Nov. 10, 2016

Professor Jason Hanna received his Ph.D. in 2009. He is an Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department at Northern Illinois University where he won the 2016 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award . Read more at NIU's website here .

CVSP Undergraduate Research Conference on Normative Issues in Social Policy Announced; Call for Papers Open To All CU Boulder Undergraduates

Oct. 31, 2016

The Center for Values and Social Policy is pleased to announce the CVSP Undergraduate Research Conference on Normative Issues in Social Policy, Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the University of Colorado Boulder. The conference features a keynote address by Helen Frowe, Professor of Practical Philosophy, University of Stockholm Director, Stockholm...

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...

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,...

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 .

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 .

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...

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...

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 .

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...

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