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Heidi Furey UMass Amherst Philosophy Alumna joins team awarded $500,000 NSF grant

Friday, October 6, 2017

Philosophers Awarded Over $500,000 To Study Autonomous Vehicles...
Kirk Michaelian

Alumnus Dr. Kourken (Kirk) Michaelian receives prestigious award

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 An internationally leading philosopher of memory, Dr Kourken (Kirk) Michaelian, is the latest recipient of the University of Otago’s Carl Smith Medal and Rowheath Trust...

Hilary Kornblith appointed Distinguished Professor

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The Department of Philosophy at UMass is proud to announce Hilary Kornblith's promotion to Distinguished Professor. The title of Distinguished Professor is awarded to full professors with an...

Jessica Williams to be honored as "21st century leader"

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Jessica Alice Cierra Williams of Rockport, a double major in communication and philosophy with a minor in sociology. She served as a senator in the Student Government Association and a peer advisor...

Graduate Admissions: update

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Although we have made our initial offers, we will not be finalizing and contacting those on our waiting list until Tuesday, March 7

Mentoring Workshop for Early-Career Women in Philosophy

Thursday, February 23, 2017

The Department of Philosophy is proud to announce the 2017 Mentoring Workshop for Early-Career Women in Philosophy, which will take place on June 11-13 at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.  The deadline for applications is March 1. For application instructions, and complete information about the Mentoring Program, visit the Workshop's website.