Graduate student Jasmine Carter awarded two scholarships

June 2, 2016

Jasmine Carter has recently been awarded two Ph.D. scholarships. One was given to her by The Institute for Humane Studies and is for “promising students dedicated to developing, teaching, and applying the principles of a free society." The other is an Adam Smith Fellowship , which is co-sponsored by the... Read more »

New data on gender and the awarding of Ph.D.s in Philosophy

May 27, 2016

Philosopher Carolyn Dicey Jennings (U. of California-Merced) recently compiled statistics on the ratio of female-to-male Ph.D. graduates of philosophy departments in the U.S. Of the 86 departments providing data for the period 2004–2014, CU-Boulder’s philosophy department has the 13th highest ratio: 38% of the Ph.D.’s awarded in Philosophy at CU... Read more »

Tyler Hildebrand to Dalhousie University

May 25, 2016

Tyler Hildebrand, who graduated in 2011 after completing a dissertation under Michael Tooley ’s supervision on "Empiricism, Natural Regularity, and Necessity", has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professorship at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.Read more »

Thomas Metcalf to Spring Hill College

May 25, 2016

Thomas Metcalf, who graduated in 2010 after completing a dissertation under Michael Huemer ’s supervision on "Rational Intuition", has been offered a tenure-track Assistant Professorship at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama.Read more »

Elinor Mason to teach during Summer

May 23, 2016

Prof. Elinor Mason of the University of Edinburgh will be teaching as a FIRST scholar in the Summer School, Term B. Please check the Summer School website for more information. Elinor Mason is a Senior Lecturer at Edinburgh University in Scotland. She has spent the last year on a fellowship... Read more »

Joseph Stenberg wins Humboldt Fellowship

March 14, 2016

PhD candidate Joseph Stenberg has won a two-year Humboldt postdoctoral fellowship . He will be working with Dominik Perler at Humboldt University, revising and expanding his dissertation into a book manuscript.Read more »

Andrew Chapman wins Marinus Smith Award

March 9, 2016

Department lecturer Andrew Chapman has won a Marinus Smith Award from the CU Parents Association. The award identifies and recognizes CU-Boulder faculty, staff, coaches, and administrators who have made a significant impact on the lives of CU-Boulder undergraduate students.Read more »

PhD students awarded CHA dissertation fellowships

March 8, 2016

Two of the Department's PhD candidates have won Center for the Humanities and Arts dissertation fellowships for AY16-17: Tyler Huismann has won the Thomas Edwin Devaney Dissertation Fellowship, and Daniel Lowe the Emerson Dissertation fellowship.Read more »

Morris Colloquium March 11-12

Feb. 19, 2016

The annual Morris Colloquium will take place March 11-12, 2016, on the CU Boulder campus. This year's topic is "Metaphysics and Its History".Read more »

Chris Heathwood talks about well-being on Minerva

Feb. 12, 2016

Professor Chris Heathwood discusses the philosophy of well-being on the Minerva podcast with its host, Joshi Gottlieb.Read more »