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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.