Podcast featuring Mark Rollins: Claude Monet and the Science of Style
When you look at a painting by Claude Monet or Pablo Picasso, what do you really see? Mark Rollins, a professor of philosophy and the director of the performing arts department at Washington University in St. Louis, shares his fascination with both cognitive science and visual art.
Podcast featuring Professor Anya Plutynski: The Philosophy of Cancer
In 2009, Anya Plutynski - a historian and philosopher of biology - was diagnosed with breast cancer. Despite all of her experience with scientific research, Plutynski struggled to fully understand her disease. How do scientists and doctors define cancer? Why are some screening and treatment options recommended over others? When and how do values enter the picture?
Julia Driver elected Vice President of the Central Division of the American Philosophical Association
John Heil awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
Julia Driver to be Editor of "Ethics"
Ron Mallon wins American Philosophical Association award
Ron Mallon's interview by Tania Lombrozo with NPR
Eric Brown Receives Arts & Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award
Congratulations to Eric Brown, Recipient of the 2017 Arts & Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award
Allan Hazlett will be joining our faculty in the Fall of 2017
Congratulations to Carl Craver, winner of the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award
In Memorium: Bob Barrett
John Heil, editor of the Journal of the American Philosophical Association, wins 2017 Prose Award
The Journal of the American Philosophical Association has received the PROSE award for best new journal in the humanities and social sciences.
Casey O’Callaghan has beenn awarded a (NEH) Fellowship for “A Multisesory Philosophy of Perception”.
Casey O’Callaghan has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship for his project, “A Multisensory Philosophy of Perception”.