Program for 51st Chapel Hill Colloquium Announced

November 3 – 5, 2017

Claire Miller Lecture:  Linda Zagzebski (Oklahoma)

Russell Jones (Harvard): “The Real Challenge of Plato’s Republic

                Commentator: Rachana Kamtekar (Arizona)

Kenny Easwaran (Texas A&M): “The City as a Collective Agent”

                Commentator: Ryan Muldoon (Buffalo)

Niko Kolodny (U. Cal. Berkeley): “Political Corruption”

                Commentator: Sophia Moreau (Toronto)

Elisabeth Camp (Rutgers): “Manipulative Meaning: Insinuations, Slurs, and Metaphorical Insults”

                Commentator: Richard Heck (Brown)

Philosophy Department alumna wins 2017 Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award

We are pleased to announce that a recent UNC Philosophy graduate, Vida Yao, has won the 2017 Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award in the area of Humanities & Fine Arts. Vida will be recognized at The Graduate School’s Annual Graduate Student Recognition Celebration on April 20th at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center.

Congratulations, Vida!