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Garcia selected as runner up for Royal Institute of Philosophy Essay Prize

Professor Ernesto V. Garcia's essay, "Rethinking Acts of Conscience: Integrity, Civility, and the Common Good", was selected as the runner up for the Royal Institute of Philosophy's 2021 Essay...

September 7, 2022
Jorati awarded Faculty Research Grant/Healey Endowment Grant

Professor Julia Jorati has recently been awarded a Faculty Research Grant/Healey Endowment Grant. The award will help Professor Jorati produce two scholarly monographs that "examine philosophical...

August 16, 2022
Jorati promoted to Full Professor

The UMass Board of Trustees has voted to approve Professor Julia Jorati's promotion to Professor, effective September 1.  Professor Jorati works mostly in the History of Early Modern Philosophy ...

August 3, 2022
Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò to deliver 2023 Matthews Lecture

Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University, will deliver the 2023 Matthews Memorial Lecture on Friday, November 3, 2023, 4PM-6PM, South College W245. ...

July 28, 2022
CHFA Chairs’ Statement on Anti-Black Incidents on (and off) Campus

We want to bring attention to the following statement by the W. E. B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies in response to recent Anti-Black Incidents on Campus, as well as to the statement...

June 10, 2022
Mncube to join the Department in Fall 2023

We are delighted to announce that Zinhle Mncube will be joining the Department as Assistant Professor of Philosophy in Fall 2023....

June 8, 2022
Neufeld and Del Pinal to join the department in Fall 2022

We are delighted to announce that Eleonore Neufeld and Guillermo Del Pinal will be joining the Department of Philosophy at UMass starting next Fall. ...

April 18, 2022
16th Biennial Homecoming Conference

The 16th biennial Philosophy Homecoming Conference—a conference at which graduates of our PhD Program come back to give papers, to serve as commentators, and to get together with old friends to...

March 8, 2022
"Question Everything" in the News

The UMass Office of News and Media Relations has published an article about our new summer program for high school students, "Question Everything."...

March 4, 2022


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