Philosophy

Departmental News

Congratulations to Paul Guyer for being chosen to present the annual De Gruyter Kant Lecture. He was chosen by the American Philosophical Association Committee on Lectures, Publications and Research and the Walter de Gruyter & Co. His lecture will be titled "Re-creating the Empire of Ends." 

Professor Elizabeth Miller has been awarded the Henry Merritt Wriston Fellowship by Brown University. This fellowship aims to recognize junior faculty who have distinguished themselves both in their research and in their teaching. Since her arrival at Brown, Professor Miller has been developing innovative and increasingly influential ideas in the philosophy of physics, and new teaching methods, including conversational norms and procedures for class discussions.

Congratulations to Arianna Falbo for a successful dissertation defense titled, "Inquiring Minds".  Her committee chair was David Chirstensen.

Professor Charles Larmore has been awarded the inaugural Hans-Georg Gamader Prize by the Hans-Georg Gadamer Society for Hermeneutic Philosophy. The award is in recognition of his much noted contributions to moral philosophy and political theory (especially political liberalism), to fundamental topics such as the essence of freedom and the rational nature of human beings, and to the philosophy of language and the ethics of reading.

Congratulations to Yongming Han for a successful dissertation defense titled, "Subjectivism about Love and Moral Concern".  His committee chair was Nomy Arpaly.