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Duke Announces New Prize for Philosophy of Physics

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Duke University is pleased to announce the Du Châtelet Prize in Philosophy of Physics, an award that celebrates excellence in philosophy of physics and promotes breadth across the field both historically and philosophically. The prize — supported by Duke in collaboration with the Studies in... Read More »
Dr. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong and Dr. Vincent Conitzer and their Moral AI research were featured on Thrive Global

Researchers at Duke University weigh in on how Artificial Intelligence can help decision making

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Duke Philosophy professors Dr. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong and Dr. Vincent Conitzer and their Moral AI research were featured on Thrive Global. Read the story and watch their video here.

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong Featured in Wall Street Journal

Thursday, July 12, 2018
Walter Sinnott-Armstrong featured in the Wall Street Journal - To Get Along Better, We Need Better Arguments.

Felipe De Brigard: WHY YOU DIDN'T DO THAT THING YOU'RE SURE YOU DID

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Felipe De Brigard is featured on Duke Today and examines false memories, or why we're so sure of things we're wrong about  
Bryce Gessell Translates Du Chatelet

Bryce Gessell Translates Du Chatelet

Thursday, November 9, 2017
Duke Philosophy Graduate Student Bryce Gessell spends his summer translating French philosopher Emilie du Chatelet. Read the news here.
Project Vox in the Washington Post

Project Vox in the Washington Post

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Andrew Janiak writes about Project Vox in the Washington Post.  "Two years ago, philosophy professors Andrew Janiak of Duke University and Christia Mercer of Columbia University wrote for Grade Point about the need to rectify gender bias in the history of a... Read More »

Gift $1M to the Duke Philosophy Department

Thursday, September 14, 2017
We are delighted to announce a $1 million gift. to establish an endowment to support the Edward Mahoney Visiting Professorship in Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. This will enable us to bring scholars of international distinction in the field of Medieval and Renaissance... Read More »
Owen Flanagan to be Honored at Conference

Owen Flanagan to be Honored at Conference

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Professor Owen Flanagan is to be honored  by his former students and colleagues with a conference on September 28-29. Please see details by clicking here. The event is free, but you must RSVP.  Full URL:  http://homepages.uc.edu/~polgertw/Flanaganfest/index.html... Read More »
Welcome Katherine Brading!

Welcome Katherine Brading!

Friday, September 1, 2017
The Department of Philosophy welcomes Kathrine Brading.  Katherine comes to us from University of Notre Dame, where she served as Director of the History and Philosophy of Science Program. She currently holds an ACLS collaborative research fellowship with Marius Stan (Boston College... Read More »
Philosophy Grad Student Builds Expertise in Marketing and Data Analysis

Philosophy Grad Student Builds Expertise in Marketing and Data Analysis

Friday, September 1, 2017
Philosophy doctoral student, Adela Deanova, completed a series of online courses in digital marketing in order to contribute to Project Vox, a digital initiative that recovers the lost voices of female philosophers in the early modern era.  More story here.

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