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.
6 Graduate Students and 1 Faculty Member to Present Internationally at the X-Phi Bern Conference, at the University of Bern, Switzerland
X-Phi Bern 2019 will be held from September 19-21th, 2019. This international conference will feature major speakers from around the globe, and we are proud of our graduate students for their hard work and international recognition!
Graduate Students from the FSU X-Phi Research Group will be presenting their research projects at one of the most exclusive conferences in the country, the Society for Philosophy and Psychology. With roughly a 5% acceptance rate, we are proud of our student researchers!
The American Association of Mexican Philosophers (AAMP) formally invites you to join its 11th Conference of the AAMP on March 8th and 9th. Feel free to invite your students too. All the talks will be in English though one will have a little bit of Spanish, given the nature of the topic. Open this announcement to find the program.
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.