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  • Congratulations!!

    Congratulations!!  The Journal of the History of Philosophy has awarded our colleague Shelley Weinberg its 2017 prize for the best book in the history of philosophy published during the preceding year. (Consciousness in Locke was published by OUP in 2016.) The list of distinguished company to have won that award in the past can be found at https://sites.ualberta.ca/~jhphil/book.article.prize.html.

  • Graduate Student Activity

    On Friday, March 16, 2018, Ashli Anda will be presenting a paper called "Conditions for Cultivation: Welfare Policies at the Contemporary University" as part of a panel discussion ("Educating Virtues: What Are They and How Should We Do It?") at the Philosophy, Politics, & Economics Society conference in New Orleans, LA. 

    Addison Ellis has a paper forthcoming in Kant Yearbook called "The Internality of Moral Faith in Kant's Religion".

    Addison Ellis presented his paper "The Case for Absolute Spontaneity in Kant's Critique of Pure Reason" at the 3rd Annual Contemporary Kantian Philosophy Workshop in Mexico City on December 1-2, 2017.  Addison's paper "The Case for Absolute Spontaneity in Kant's Critique of Pure Reason" is forthcoming in a monographic issue of Con-Textos Kantianos called "Kant and Current Philosophy of Mind and Epistemology".