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Will Reckner Appointed Assistant Professor at University of Richmond

Published: April 26, 2017

Congratulations to Will Reckner who will be beginning a tenure-track position at the University of Richmond starting Fall 2017.  Will is completing a dissertation on “The Form of Law: Practical Principles and the Foundations of Kant’s Moral Theory.”  He will continue to do research on Kant’s practical and theoretical philosophy as well as on issues…

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Appointment of Sherrilyn Roush

Published: April 3, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Sherrilyn Roush will be joining the UCLA Department of Philosophy faculty in the upcoming 2017-18 academic year. Dr. Roush’s areas of specialization include epistemology and philosophy of science with an emphasis on medicine.  She is the author of the groundbreaking book Tracking Truth: Knowledge, Evidence, and Science and numerous other…

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Laura Gillespie Appointed Postdoctoral Scholar at Stanford University

Published: April 3, 2017

Congratulations to Laura Gillespie who has just been appointed as a Postdoctoral Scholar in Philosophy at Stanford University’s McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society for 2017-18.  After filing her dissertation entitled On the Possibility and Permissibility of Interpersonal Punishment, she will take up the post at Stanford next September, where she will pursue post-doctoral research about…

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In Memoriam: Marilyn Adams

Published: March 27, 2017

It is with much sadness, but also with great appreciation of her long service to the UCLA Department of Philosophy, that we report that Marilyn McCord Adams, our emerita professor, has died after a career of great distinction in both philosophy and theology. Professor Adams, an expert on medieval philosophy and philosophy of religion, was especially…

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