Boulder Formal Value Theory Workshop, March 19

March 7, 2018

3rd Boulder Formal Value Theory Workshop New Problems in Theoretical and Practical Rationality Monday, March 19th, 2018 On Monday March 19th the 3rd Boulder Formal Value Theory Workshop will be held. The one-day features six prominent philosophers from Australia, Sweden, and the US. All talks will be held in Hellems...

Philosophy Alumni Featured in College of Arts and Sciences Magazine

Feb. 8, 2018

Four Department of Philosophy alumni dicuss how philosophy has aided their careers in the College of Arts and Science's online magazine. Read the article here .

2018 Morris Colloquium "The Self and Its Realizations", June 16-18

Feb. 1, 2018

The 2018 Morris Colloquium , on the topic "The Self and Its Realizations", will be held June 16-18, 2018. The theme will be interpreted broadly, so as to include a wide range of topics, from the psychology of the self to the nature of the neural mechanisms that implement the...

Call for Submissions: Morris Judd Undergraduate Essay Prize

Jan. 31, 2018

The 2019 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...

Eleventh Annual Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress Call for Papers

Jan. 25, 2018

Paper submissions for the eleventh annual Rocky Mountain Ethics Conference (RoME) , to be held in Boulder August 9-12, 2018, are now open. Read submission guidelines and information about the conference here .

Julia Staffel and Brian Talbot to Join Department

Nov. 15, 2017

The Department is pleased to announce the appointment of Julia Staffel and Brian Talbot to the faculty. Currently at Washington University in St. Louis, they will join us in August 2018. They received their doctorates from the University of Southern California: Brian in 2009, Julia in 2013. Julia specializes in...

Mrs. Margot Crowe Planned Gift

Oct. 20, 2017

From the left: James White, Margot Crowe, Robert Shay, Timothy Orr, and Deb Coffin The Philosophy Department is extremely grateful to Mrs. Margot Crowe for a generous legacy gift she made this year in the name of her late husband, Prof. Charles Lawson Crowe (1928-2013), who was a professor in...

Alison Jaggar Inducted into American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Oct. 10, 2017

Congratulations to our colleague Professor Alison Jaggar, who was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences on October 7th, 2017, joining the likes of Thomas Jefferson, Charles Darwin, T.S. Eliot, Robert Oppenheimer, Willa Cather, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and more than 250 Nobel Laureates.

10th Annual AAMP Meeting in Boulder, September 8-10

Sept. 6, 2017

We are pleased to host the 10th annual meeting of the American Association of Mexican Philosophers this coming weekend, September 8-10, 2017. It's co-sponsored by our MAP chapter and the CVSP. All sessions will be held at HLMS 269. For a full schedule click here . For more information, please...

Visiting Student from Heinrich-Heine

Aug. 31, 2017

This Fall Semester, René Baston – a doctoral student from Heinrich-Heine University – will be visiting the Philosophy Dept. His visit is funded by a scholarship from the DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst). While in residence, he will be working on his doctoral dissertation on the nature of implicit attitudes,...