Philosophy Department

News

Faculty News

2020

Prof Baker

Prof Bergamaschi

Prof Friedell

Prof Scheiter

  • Critical Précis of Maxime Lepoutre’s “Rage inside the machine: Defending the place of anger in democratic speech” for PEA Soup.

Prof Zaibert

  • "Responses to my Critics,” Rutgers University Law Review 71.3:1021-1066.

2019

Prof Baker

Prof Bergamaschi

Prof Cruz

Prof Scheiter

Prof Zaibert

  • "Evil and Punishment” in The Routledge Handbook on Evil (Thomas Nys and Stephen de Wijze, eds.), London: Routledge, 269-281.
  • "La justificación del castigo, la complejidad de la vida moral y los cambios de paradigma”, Eunomía: Revista en Cultura de la Legalidad 16: 347-364.

2018

Prof Baker

Prof Friedell

Prof Zaibert

  • Rethinking Punishment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    • The book has been the subject of several symposia: A Book Forum organized by the Centre for Ethics of the University of Toronto, C4e: Perspectives on Ethics; another Book Forum, published by Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain, Eunomia; Rutgers University organized a Symposium on the book, and devoted a volume of Rutgers University Law Review to it; an Author meets Critics session on the book was held during the Eastern division of the APA in New York City.
  • Dirty Hands (ed.). The Monist , Oxford University Press.
  • "La Propriete" in Dictionnaire des Valeurs, Emma Dayer-Tieffenbach and Julien Deonna (eds.), Paris: Editions d’Ithaque.
  • "Punishment, Values, and Justifications" in the University of Toronto’s Centre for Ethics’ C4e: Perspectives on Ethics 15.

2016

Prof Zaibert

Department News

2020

  • The Philosophy department is very excited to welcome two new faculty, Prof Maité Cruz and Prof David Friedell!
  • Congratulations to Prof Baker on his retirement after 40 years serving the Department!
  • Congratulations to Prof Zaibert, who has been awarded this year's Stillman Prize for Excellence in Research!
  • Congratulations to Prof Zaibert, who has been named the William D. Williams Professor of Philosophy, Law, and Humanities!
  • The department congratulates Visiting Assistant Prof Sommerlatte on his PostDoc at Florida State University!
  • Congratulations to Prof Bergamaschi on successfully passing her 3rd year reappointment review!

2019

  • The Department wishes Assistant Prof Nowakowski well on his new career path!

2018

  • Congratulations to Prof Scheiter on her tenure promotion to Associate Professor!
  • Congratulations to Prof Davis on his retirement after over 30 years serving the Department!

Student News

2020

  • Congratulations to Victoria Dema and Harper Lyon, who were awarded the Harold A. Larrabee Prize, which is awarded to the student who has done the best work in philosophy during the year!
  • Congratulations to Arnold Moore and James Segee-Wright, who were awarded the Milton Hymes Sternfeld (1916) Prize, for the best original essay in philosophy by a member of the senior class!
  • Harper Lyon, Scott Williams, David Nagel, and James Segee-Wright presented their research in a panel on Plato on Knowledge at The 2020 Charles Proteus Steinmetz Symposium. May 22, 2020.