News

Mirja Pérez De Calleja becomes Postdoc at National Autonomous University of Mexico

Mirja Pérez De Calleja will become a postdoctoral fellow at the Philosophical Research Institute at the National Autonomous University of Mexico starting in the Fall. Mirja's dissertation was about free will and luck, titled "Free Will, Luck, and Indoctrination". Find out more about Mirja on PhilPapers

Alumni News

Gabriel De Marco Becomes Postdoc at Oxford

Gabriel De Marco will become Research Fellow in Applied Moral Philosophy at the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at University of Oxford starting in the Fall. Gabe's dissertation was about free will and moral responsibility, titled "Manipulation, Moral Responsibility, and History". Learn more about Gabe from his PhilPapers profile

Alumni News

John Schwenkler Awarded Grant To Study Psychology & Neuroscience

Thanks to the support of the Templeton Foundation, Associate Professor of Philosophy John Schwenkler has been awarded $217,400 to spend three years taking graduate coursework and conducting laboratory research in psychology and neuroscience.

Faculty News

Peter Takacs (2017) awarded a three-year post-doc in Australia

Peter will be funded from the Philosophy of Medicine for the 21st Century grant. Click for more details.

Alumni News

FSU Philosophy Department Announces Four New Hires

The Florida State University Philosophy Department is pleased to announce four new faculty hires for Fall 2018: Andrea Westlund, Edward Hinchman, Michael Bokoski, and Sarah Vincent.

Faculty News

FSU Philosophers featured in Across The Spectrum Magazine

Tracie Mahaffey discusses her course “Fantasy Girls: Philosophical Examinations of Women and Girls in Fantasy and Science Fiction" and Piers Rawling discusses the skills learned and careers made possible by majoring in philosophy.

Alumni News

2018 Minorities and Philosophy Conference

This year's Minorities and Philosophy Conference takes place on April 6th, 2018 in the Center for Global Engagement (110 S. Woodward Ave.) and Dodd Hall Auditorium (646 W. Jefferson St.). The keynote speaker is Dr. Lisa Miracchi (University of Pennsylvania). Find out about the program, parking, and more in this article.

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Recent Faculty Publications

Larson, E. J., & Ruse, M. (2017). On Faith and Science. Yale University Press.
Mele, A. R. (2017). Aspects of Agency: Decisions, Abilities, Explanations, and Free Will. Oxford University Press.
Ruse, M. (2016). Darwinism as Religion: What Literature Tells Us about Evolution. Oxford University Press.

Faculty News

John Schwenkler And Co-Author Win Marc Sanders Philosophy of Mind Prize

The Marc Sanders Philosophy of Mind Prize has been awarded to Berislav Marusic (Brandeis) and John Schwenkler (Florida State) for their paper, “Intending is Believing.” The prize includes $10,000 and publication of the essay in Analytic Philosophy. Here is the abstract:
 


Tenure Granted To Simon Cabulea May, John Schwenkler, and Nathanael Stein.

Congratulations to Simon Cabulea May, John Schwenkler, and Nathanael Stein for being granted tenure. For more information about these faculty, follow the links in their names.