The Department of Philosophy has established a new research group, incorporating philosophers and scientists interested in ordinary concepts that are of central philosophical concern. Click for more details.
Friday, Feb. 15 and Saturday, Feb. 16
Ordinary objects have conditions of identity over time, but only a person can be said to have an identity -- in the sense that invites talk of identity crises, of questioning or changing one's identity, of discovering who one really is.
Rawling and Wilson edit a new volume, The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Philosophy. Find out more about it and where to get it.
Mark LeBar's edited volume, Justice, has been published with Oxford University Press. Find out more about the book and where to get it.
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.
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.
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.
Peter will be funded from the Philosophy of Medicine for the 21st Century grant. Click for more details.
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.
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.