Warren Nord was the founding Director of the Program in the Humanities and Human Values and served in that role for 25 years. His research interests were primarily in the philosophy of religion and the philosophy of education. He passed away on … Read more
Felipe De Brigard has won a University-wide competition for a Dissertation Completion Fellowship to support his work ont he nature and function of memory.
David Frost has won a Teaching Award from Student Undergraduate Teaching and Staff Award. The process leading to this award is run and funded by undergraduates, who voted, in 1989, to increase fees in order to support the awards.
Thomas Hill has won the University’s Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction in honor of his extraordinary work with graduate students.
On completing a one year term as Vice President, which began this Fall, Professor Wolf becomes the President of the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association for 2010-2011.
Twelve graduate students and faculty are on the program. The program of the Eastern Division Meetings of the American Philosophical Association this December features twelve graduate students and faculty: Robert Adams, Jamin Asay, Seth Bordner, Bernard Boxill, Katherine Dimitriou, Dana Goswick (who … Read more
Four philosophy majors joined Phi Beta Kappa this Fall. Elizabeth Ross, Emily Schwebke, Sarah Taylor, and Nicholas Williams have initiated in to Phi Beta Kappa, the distinguished academic honor society
Professors Dorit Bar-On and Mitch Green (Philosophy, University of Virginia) have won a National Science Foundation Research Grant to support their work on “Expression, Communication and the Origins of Meaning.”
Geoff Sayre-McCord delivered the John Passmore Lecture, on Adam Smith’s “Moral Psychology,” at the Australian National University on August 11, 2009.
This distinguished lecture series is awarded to recognize those who have made a significant “contribution to public understanding of philosophy.” Her lecture series will be offered in the Spring of 2010 on the Chapel Hill campus.