Andrew Moffat successfully defended his dissertation, “Why Not Luck?” on Nov. 10. Andrew’s committee was co-chaired by Simon May and Piers Rawling.
Congratulations to Gordon Cooper, who successfully defended his dissertation, “Tracing Principles and Self-Inflicted Constitutive Luck.”
Gordon Cooper successfully defended his dissertation, “Tracing Principles and Self-Inflicted Constitutive Luck,” on Nov. 8. Gordon’s committee was chaired by Alfred Mele.
Associate Professor Courtney Fugate awarded an NEH grant from the Scholarly Editions and Scholarly Translations program
The Scholarly Editions and Scholarly Translations program supports collaborative teams who are editing, annotating, and translating foundational humanities texts that are vital to scholarship but are currently inaccessible or only available in inadequate editions or translations.
Congratulations to PhD student Renee Rushing, joint winner of the Royal Institute of Philosophy’s annual Philosophy Essay Prize.
A Florida State University doctoral student in the Department of Philosophy has won a prestigious international essay competition for her paper exploring backward-looking emotions, particularly anger, and under what circumstances it is permissible to let go of such feelings.
Joseph Masotti was awarded 3rd place in FSU’s Master’s in Four competition for his presentation, “Navigating the Moral Maze: Acting Ethically When We Don’t Know.”
Congratulations to Professor Michael Bishop, who has received a 2022-23 University Teaching Award for Innovation in Teaching.
Congratulations to Evan Jones, who was awarded an APA Graduate Student Travel Stipend to present his paper, “Disjunctivism, Skepticism, and the Capacity for Perceptual Knowledge,” at the Pacific Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association.
Zina Ward awarded BJPS Popper Prize for the best article published in the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science in 2022
Zina Ward, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Florida State University, was awarded the BJPS Popper Prize (named for Karl Popper) for the best article published in the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science in 2022. Click here to visit the BJPS website announcement regarding this award, which contains a link to the full publication.
At the 68th Annual Meeting of the Florida Philosophical Association (FPA), Joseph Masotti received the Graduate Paper Award for his paper, “Objective Oughts When You Simply Cannot,” and Zach Smith received the Rini Prize for Public Philosophy for his paper “Counterfactual Abilities and the Will Theory of Rights.”
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.