Brackenridge Philosophy Symposium February 2012Virtues and Consequences: Honoring the Work of Julia DriverUniversity of Texas, San Antonio
Ron Mallon (Director, PNP) will co-direct an NEH Summer Institute for College and University Teachers in Summer 2012 on "Experimental Philosophy."
Do states have the right to prevent potential immigrants from crossing their borders, or should people have the freedom to migrate and settle wherever they wish?
Anne Margaret Baxley offers a systematic interpretation of Kant's theory of virtue, whose most distinctive features have not been properly understood.
One of the leading journals in Philosophy, Noûs, has accepted Santiago Amaya's article "Slips" for publication.
Christopher Willcox, a philosophy major and PNP student, has been hired as a research associate in the lab of Dr. Eric Kandel, a Nobel Prize winning neuroscientist from Columbia University.
Zach Hoskins has successfully defended his dissertation; joining a growing list of PhD candidates this year.
We are proud to announce: Sylvia Rolloff; Carrie Vodehnal; Arnon Cahen; David Speetzen; and David Bauman have successfully defended their dissertations this semester.
Philosophy of Science is now offered as a Second Major or a minor. For details, check out the Undergraduate page.
A Liberal Theory of International Justice advances a novel theory of international justice that combines the orthodox liberal notion that the lives of individuals are what ultimately...
The analytic/synthetic distinction looks simple. It is a distinction between two different kinds of sentence.
Through the first half of the twentieth century, analytic philosophy was dominated by Russell, Wittgenstein, and Carnap.
If a spinning disk casts a round shadow does this shadow also spin? When you experience the total blackness of a cave, are you seeing in the dark?
Descartes is the philosophical architect of our modern world.
What distinguishes good explanations in neuroscience from bad?
Driver challenges Aristotle's classical theory of virtue, arguing that it fails to take into account virtues that do seem to involve ignorance or epistemic defect.
Ethics: The Fundamentals explores core ideas and arguments in moral theory by introducing students to different philosophical approaches to ethics, including virtue ethics, Kantian ethics...
Thomas Sattig develops a comprehensive framework for doing philosophy of time, and offers an original three-dimensionalist picture of the material world.
From an Ontological Point of View is a highly original and accessible exploration of fundamental questions about what there is.
Offering an unapologetic defense of the right to secede, Christopher Heath Wellman argues that any group has a moral right to secede as long as its political divorce will leave it and the...