The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Philosophy graduate students establish MAP chapter

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

MAP is an international, student-led organization aimed at addressing the issues of minority participation in philosophy. The new UMass MAP chapter will organize activities and events such as...

Placement updates

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Another year, another job market season. While some of these appointments are already reflected on our placement page, we want to highlight the most recent news from last years' job market season. ...

Professor Antony interviewed at 3:16

Monday, May 25, 2020

Professor Antony was recently interviewed by Richard Marshall, as part of his ongoing series of interviews with philosophers. A must read!

Amelia Shaw awarded William F. Field Alumni Scholar Award

Monday, May 25, 2020

Amelia Shaw '21 was recently awarded the William F. Field Alumni Scholar Award. The William F. Field Alumni Scholar Awards "recognize and honor third-year students for their academic achievements...

Bricker's Collected Papers out with Oxford University Press

Friday, May 15, 2020

Professor Philip Bricker's latest book is hot off the press.

Summer philosophy program receives support from Mass Humanities

Thursday, April 16, 2020

The Philosophy Department was awarded a $15,000 grant from Mass Humanities. The award is to go towards funding a two-week summer philosophy program, Question Everything, for high school students...