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Philosophy Grad Student on What Civil Society can do for Climate Change

Friday, January 25, 2019
Duke Philosophy PhD Candidate Ewan Kingston wrote for the Carnegie Council on three civil society strategies that can ratchet up climate ambition, including pressing domestically for ambitious pledges, comparing mitigation pledges, and facilitating means of implementation. ... Read More »

Wi Phi Receives $250,000 NEH Grant

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Wireless Philosophy (Wi-Phi) received a grant in the amount of $250,000 from the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH). Wi Phi's goal is to "introduce people to the practice of philosophy by making videos that are freely available in a form that is entertaining, interesting and... Read More »

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 »

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