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Congratulations to the Inaugural Language and Logic Prize Winner Gabriel Dupre

Published: August 14, 2019

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 David Kaplan, the new prize recognizes the best essay or polished dissertation chapter on logic, the philosophy of logic, or the philosophy of language.

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Congratulations to 2018-19 Carnap Prize Winner Milo Crimi

Published: August 14, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Milo Crimi is the 2018-19 winner of the Rudolf and Ina Carnap Prize for his essay entitled “The Logic of Words of Consecration.” The prize is given annually in memory of Rudolf and Ina Carnap for excellent philosophical writing by a graduate student. More information regarding the prize can…

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Congratulations to Antti Hiltunen!

Published: August 14, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Antti Hiltunen defended his dissertation, “Spinoza: The Human Mind as an Understanding of the Nature of its Body,” and it has been accepted. His Ph.D. degree will be awarded on September 13, 2019.

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Congratulations to Gabriel Dupre!

Published: August 14, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Gabriel Dupre has defended his dissertation, “Ways in the Studies of Words: The Methodology and Epistemology of Linguistic Science,” and it has been accepted. His Ph.D. degree was awarded on June 14, 2019.

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Congratulations to Eric Tracy!

Published: August 14, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Eric Tracy, has filed his dissertation, “The Bounds of Thought: Prospects for a Norm-Based Metasemantics,” and it has been accepted. His Ph.D. degree was awarded on June 14, 2019.

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Philosophy students present at UCLA Undergraduate Research Week

Published: May 17, 2019

On May 20-24, philosophy students John Abughattas and Alyssa Hsu present their research during UCLA’s Undergraduate Research Week. Over 1,000 undergraduates participate in Research Poster Day on May 21 and over 100 give presentations throughout the week. Join us in celebrating the impressive range of undergraduate inquiry and initiative taking place at UCLA.

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Jordan Wallace-Wolf Wins UCLA’s Distinguished Teaching Award

Published: April 10, 2019

Congratulations to Jordan Wallace-Wolf who has been chosen to receive UCLA’s Distinguished Teaching Award. Each year, the award is given to only five teaching assistants on campus and recognizes extraordinary teaching. Recipients are selected from nominations received by colleagues and leaders across the campus and recommendations by students. We commend and thank Jordan for his…

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Congratulations to Gabbrielle Johnson!

Published: March 28, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Gabbrielle Johnson has filed her dissertation, “Cognition and the Structure of Bias,” and it has been accepted. Her Ph.D. degree will be awarded on March 22, 2019.  

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Congratulations to Lauren Schaeffer!

Published: March 28, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Lauren Schaeffer has filed her dissertation, “Oppression and Resistance,” and it has been accepted. Her Ph.D. degree will be awarded on March 22, 2019.

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Milo Crimi, Kim Johnston, and Jordan Wallace-Wolf awarded 2018-19 Teaching Award

Published: February 11, 2019

Congratulations to Milo Crimi, Kim Johnston, and Jordan Wallace-Wolf, the 2018-19 Departmental Teaching Award recipients. Bestowed by the Department of Philosophy faculty, the award recognizes a graduate student’s career of excellence in teaching. All three teachers, in their own unique way, have inspired students and helped to improve a strong teaching culture in philosophy.

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