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Professor Steve Daskal is a recipient of the 2015 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award. Congratulations, Professor Daskal! More >

Craig Warmke (M.A., NIU, 2008), a specialist in metaphysics, will join the faculty as assistant professor in August 2015. Dr. Warmke just completed his Ph.D. at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Keep an eye out for his paper "Modal Intensionalism," appearing soon in The Journal of Philosophy.

Renee Jorgensen Bolinger (M.A., 2012), who created the above picture of the Philosophy Department faculty and the Philosopher Portraits series, just had her paper "The Pragmatics of Slurs" published in Noûs. Renee is currently enrolled in the Ph.D. program in philosophy at University of Southern California.

Andrew Chapman (M.A., 2009) has become Project Editor of 1000-Word Philosophy, "an ever-growing set of original 1000-word essays on philosophical topics."

Andy Carson (M.A., 2012) has received coverage in The Chronicle of Higher Education for his study of job placement by doctoral programs in philosophy. He has now published a follow-up study reporting on the placement records of M.A. programs in philosophy.

M. T. Daffenberg (B.A., 2001) has published a new novel, An American Gospel, with Publerati. An American Gospel is available for Kindle from Amazon.

Upcoming Events


Dr. Chris Kennedy, University of Chicago
"Vagueness, Imprecision and Tolerance"
Friday, September 11, 2015
3:00 p.m., Holmes Student Center, University Suite 

Dr. Samuel Scheffler, New York University
Friday, November 20, 2015
3:00 p.m., Holmes Student Center, University Suite 

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