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Tyler Burge awarded the Sanders Lecture by the APA

Published: May 27, 2020

Congratulations to Tyler Burge who was awarded the distinguished Sanders Lecture by the American Philosophical Association for the first half of 2020. The APA prizes recognize many areas of philosophical research by philosophers at various career stages, as well as the teaching of philosophy and public philosophy. One of seven prizes, the Sanders Lecture is…

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John Kardosh Wins UCLA’s Distinguished Teaching Award

Published: April 15, 2020

Congratulations to John Kardosh 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 John for his…

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Congratulations to Michael Skiles!

Published: December 16, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Michael Skiles defended his dissertation, “First Principles to Further our Understanding of What is to be Done” and it has been accepted. His Ph.D. degree will be awarded on December 13, 2019.

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Congratulations to Michael Hansen!

Published: September 13, 2019

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 be awarded on September 13, 2019.

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Congratulations to Andrew Lavin!

Published: September 6, 2019

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 on September 13, 2019.

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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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