We welcome two new faculty members to our department, in Fall 2023:
- Professor Jamee Elder is a philosopher of science who specializes in the epistemology of astrophysics. They will teach courses in the philosophy of science, and the philosophy of technology.
- Professor Michelle Dyke specializes in epistemology and metaethics. Her work investigates the nature of epistemic and moral normativity.
On October 14, 2022, the Department of Philosophy held a Retirement Party to celebrate & honor Prof. Dan Dennett and Prof. George Smith.
On September 16, 2022, the Department of Philosophy sponsored a Symposium in the History of Philosophy in partnership with Boston University & Harvard University.
Congratulations to Professor Erin Kelly on her appointment as the current Fletcher Professor of Philosophy.
Professor Erin Kelly's book, Chasing Me to My Grave: An Artist's Memoir of the Jim Crow South, has won the 2022 Biography Pulitzer Prize.
Professor Jody Azzouni’s new book "Attributing Knowledge: What It Means to Know Something" is out.