FSU philosophy alum Paul Rezkalla (currently Arete Professorial Fellow at Hillsdale College) has been made a 2021-2022 Philosophy in the Media Fellow. The Marc Sanders Foundation’s Philosophy in Media initiative aims to bring philosophy to the general public by providing selected philosophers with training and media contacts.
Two FSU Philosophy Graduate Students Win Awards at the 67th Annual Meeting of the Florida Philosophical Association
Jared Ifland and Carme Isern-Mas both presented and received awards for their papers at the 67th Annual Meeting of the Florida Philosophical Association. Jared was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Philosophy Paper Award for his paper “Realism on Thin Ice: An Argument from Mathematical Practice,” and Carme was awarded the Rini Prize for Public Philosophy for her paper “Personal Identity: at risk when our friends act immorally.” Additionally, Nolan Cannon, Matt DuPree, and Romy Vekony each presented their papers at the conference.
Three FSU philosophy graduate students to present at the 14th Biennial Congress of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science
Jared Ifland, Romy Vekony, and Robert Voelker have each been selected to present their papers at the 14th Biennial Congress of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science. The conference is known as one of the leading conferences for the history of philosophy of science and related topics. Jared Ifland will present “Induction, Conceptual Spaces, and Homotopy: A Response on Carnap’s Behalf," where he argues that current efforts to revitalize Rudolf Carnap’s late inductive logic are aided by recent developments in the foundations of mathematics.
FSU philosophy alumni Kyle G. Fritz and Daniel Miller have had their paper, “A Standing Asymmetry Between Blame and Forgiveness,” accepted for publication in Ethics. Abstract and penultimate draft available here [https://philpapers.org/rec/FRIASA-11].
Marshall Thompson received the Outstanding Graduate Paper Award for his paper, “Kant, Moral Worth, and the Basing Relation,” presented at the 66th Annual Meeting of the Florida Philosophical Association.
Members of Xphi Research Group to Present 7 Different Projects at Princeton University for the 46th Annual Society for Philosophy and Psychology Conference
The 46th Annual Meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology will be held at Princeton University from June 10-13th, 2020. The conference is known as one of the leading philosophy and psychology conferences in the country and boasts an acceptance rate that rivals top journals of philosophy. Seven different projects, which include 5 graduate and 2 undergraduate student authors, will be presented at the conference.
Associate Professor of Philosophy Nathanael Stein has been awarded an NEH fellowship to complete a forthcoming book about causation and explanation in Aristotle. More details can be found here.
Matthew Jernberg received the Outstanding Graduate Paper Award for his paper, “Is Death Bad for You After You Die?,” presented at the 65th Annual Meeting of the Florida Philosophical Association.
Graduate Student, Chris Kalbach, Wins Best Poster Presentation at the Society for Philosophy and Psychology Conference
Original research presented by FSU graduate student Christopher Kalbach at the 45th meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology in San Diego was recently awarded the prize for best poster!
Nick Byrd, a doctoral candidate in FSU’s Department of Philosophy, and Paul Conway, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, collaborated on thought-provoking research focusing on the psychology of making moral decisions. Their paper, entitled "Not all who ponder count costs: Arithmetic reflection predicts utilitarian tendencies, but logical reflection predicts both deontological and utilitarian tendencies", was published in Cognition.