Departmental News

Congratulations to Professor Bernard Reginster who has been awarded the Findlay Visiting Professorship by the Department of Philosophy at Boston University, where he will be spending the Fall 2023.

Congratulations to Laurence Kenny for a successful dissertation defense titled, "The Inexhaustibility of Meaning: Three Studies in the Theory of Interpretation."  His committee chair was Charles Larmore.

Professors Paul Guyer and Rolf-Peter Horstmann published Idealism in Modern Philosophy with Oxford University Press on March 23, 2023.  Paul Guyer is the Jonathan Nelson Professor of Humanities and Philosophy at Brown.  Rolf-Peter Horstmann is Professor of Classical German Philosophy emeritus at the Humboldt University, Berlin, and was a visiting professor at Brown from 2013 to 2020.

Professor Christopher Hill recently published a new book titled Perceptual Experience (Oxford University Press, 2002). You can find more information on his book, and find out how to obtain a free copy under an open access arrangement, at

Professor Richard Kimberly Heck was interviewed for the LogIn Project, which is a podcast that seeks to "create a more inclusive community in logic and formal philosophy by showcasing the research and achievements of formal philosophers and logicians from underrepresented groups". The episode with Prof Heck can be found here: