University of Pittsburgh

November 2015

October 2015

September 2015

  • Mazviita Chirimuuta talks with Carrie Figdor about her research and her book Outside Color in the latest podcast from New Books in Philosophy.
  • Edouard Machery is organizing a workshop on The Geography of Philosophy - Knowledge, Person, Wisdom (October 3-4, center for Humanities). More information on the website. Please register if interested.
  • We welcome:
      Jianhua Mei, HPS Visiting Scholar
      Monica Livier Aguilar Martinez, HPS Visiting Scholar
      Guillaume Schlaepfer, HPS Visiting Scholar
      Danielle Hallet, HPS Visiting Scholar

      Markus Kneer, HPS Postdoc

      S. Andrew Inkpen, HPS Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Edouard Machery will be the Scots Philosophical Association Centenary Fellow in Edinburgh (2015-16) and a Regular Visiting Distinguished Professor at Eidyn (Edinburgh) for the next 3 years!

August 2015

  • Tawrin Baker will be joining HPS as the Mellon Postdoc in the History of Science for 2015-2016. His PhD is from Indiana University and he will be working on his book project on optics, anatomy and theories of colour in the 16th and 17th centuries. In the Spring he will be teaching a graduate seminar on his research, provisionally titled, "Chiasmata: Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Physicians, Philosophers, and Mathematicians on Vision, Color, and the Eye." Welcome, Tawrin!
  • Elizabeth O'Neill and Edouard Machery's collection Current Controversies in Experimental Philosophy is reviewed by Yuri Cath in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. Cath writes: "This is a very good collection. If you're at all interested in experimental philosophy you will want to get your hands on a copy." The volume is available now in all good (and bad) bookshops.
  • Sandy Mitchell and Jim Woodward are interviewed in the latest issue of The Reasoner.

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