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Congratulations to Andrew Flynn!

Published: July 6, 2021

We are pleased to announce that Andrew Flynn defended his dissertation, “Morality and Irony”, and it has been accepted. His Ph.D. degree will be awarded on September 10, 2021.

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Congratulations to Trent Teti!

Published: June 30, 2021

We are pleased to announce that Trent Teti defended his dissertation, “The Third Motive On Non-Hedonic, Self-Regarding Reasons for Acting”, and it has been accepted. His Ph.D. degree will be awarded on June 11, 2021.

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Congratulations to Emily Page!

Published: June 14, 2021

We are pleased to announce that Emily Page defended her dissertation, “Openness to the Development of the Relationship: A Theory of Close Relationships”, and it has been accepted. Her Ph.D. degree will be awarded on June 11, 2021.

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Congratulations to Jenna Donohue!

Published: May 28, 2021

We are pleased to announce that Jenna Lyn-Adsit Donohue defended her dissertation, “A Deliberative Conception of Moral Complicity”, and it has been accepted. Her Ph.D. degree will be awarded on June 11, 2021.

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Ayana Samuel Wins UCLA’s Distinguished Teaching Award

Published: April 27, 2021

Congratulations to Ayana Samuel 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.  The Department is committed to excellence in…

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Congratulations to Jordan Wallace-Wolf!

Published: December 18, 2020

We are pleased to announce that Jordan Wallace-Wolf defended his dissertation, “Mental Privacy,” and it has been accepted. His Ph.D. degree will be awarded on December 18, 2020.

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Congratulations to Bill Kowalsky!

Published: December 18, 2020

We are pleased to announce that Bill Kowalsky defended his dissertation, “Confidence and Objective Probability Signaling in Perceptual Systems,” and it has been accepted. His Ph.D. degree will be awarded on December 18, 2020.

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Congratulations to Milo Crimi!

Published: September 22, 2020

We are pleased to announce that Milo Crimi defended his dissertation, “Destroying the Modes of Signifying: Anti-Modism in Late Medieval Philosophy of Language,” and it has been accepted. His Ph.D. degree will be awarded on September 11, 2020.

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Ian Boon Awarded the 2019-2020 Logic and Language Prize

Published: June 12, 2020

The winner of the 2019-2020 Logic and Language Prize is Ian Boon for his essay “Quantification, Content, and Composition.” Established in honor of Rudolf Carnap and David Kaplan, the prize recognizes the best essay or polished dissertation chapter on logic, the philosophy of logic, or the philosophy of language. More information regarding the prize can…

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Kyle Scott Awarded the 2019-2020 Carnap Prize

Published: June 12, 2020

We are pleased to announce that Kyle Scott is the 2019-2020 winner of the Rudolf and Ina Carnap Prize for his essay entitled “Hannah Arendt on World Alienation.” 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 be…

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