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A Transformative Gift
The Philosophy Department is delighted to be a beneficiary of an extraordinarily generous gift from Christine and Jordan Kaplan and Jordan’s longtime business partner Ken Panzer, described...
Congratulations to Michael Hansen!
We are pleased to announce that Michael Hansen defended his dissertation, "Worlds Apart: An Interpretation of Leibnizian Perceiving" and it has been accepted. His Ph.D. degree will...
Congratulations to Andrew Lavin!
We are pleased to announce that Andrew Lavin defended his dissertation, “Normality Judgments: Structure and Content,” and it has been accepted. His Ph.D. degree will be awarded...
Congratulations to the Inaugural Language and Logic Prize Winner Gabriel Dupre
The winner of the inaugural Logic and Language Prize is Gabriel Dupre for his essay "Linguistics and the Explanatory Economy." Established in honor of Rudolf Carnap and...