Toby Bollig Wins 2018 Morris Judd Essay Prize

April 30, 2018

Undergraduate Toby Bollig has won the inaugural Morris Judd Undergraduate Essay Prize for the best undergraduate essay submitted on any topic in the values area. An earlier version of his essay, titled “Is Circumventing the Euthyphro Dilemma By Appealing to God’s Nature Problematic?” is available here .

Zak Kopeikin Wins 2018 Jentzsch Prize

April 30, 2018

PhD candidate Zak Kopeikin has won the 2018 Jentzsch Prize for his paper "The Moral Epistemology of Bare-Difference Methodology". See more information about the Jentzsch Prize here .

Caleb Pickard Wins Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award

April 25, 2018

PhD student and current Department Lead GPTI Caleb Pickard has won a University-wide 2017-2018 Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award.

Carol Cleland to Speak at University of Bern

April 23, 2018

Carol Cleland is give a series of lectures in philosophy of science, from April 29 through May 14, to the Center for Space and Habitability at the University of Bern, Bern Switzerland.

Carol Cleland to Speak at NASA Workshop

April 23, 2018

Professor Carol Cleland is 1 of 3 external speakers invited to NASA's "Life Detection Challenge Workshop" being held at NASA-Ames (California) this week. Her talk is titled "Searching for Potential Biological Anomalies using Tentative Criteria for Life".

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...