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Edwards Prize Co-winners Zoey Payne and Atticus Meche

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

This year's 2018 Edwards Prize is awarded to two recipients for their outstanding papers from 2017.  Zoey Payne won with her paper titled "Evidence and Agency: The Collapse of the Sartrean Response...

Beth Grybko receives the 2018 Distinguished Graduate Staff Award

Monday, April 9, 2018

Beth Grybko is being honored by the Graduate School Dean Barbara Krauthamer for her outstanding work in support of graduate students and graduate education at UMass Amherst. She was chosen from...

In Memoriam: Lynne Rudder Baker (1944-2017)

Thursday, December 28, 2017

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Lynne Rudder Baker, Distinguished Professor Emerita in Philosophy. Lynne received her Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University in 1972.  She began...

In Memoriam: Eileen O'Neill (1953-2017)

Monday, December 4, 2017

It is with deep sadness that we report the untimely death of Eileen O’Neill, Professor of Philosophy. Prof. O’Neill was a historian of early modern philosophy whose scholarly breadth, philosophical...

Dr Louise Antony - Keynote Address Duquesne University Symposium: Resurrecting Truth in American Law and Public Discourse: Shall These Bones Live?

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

On Nov.16,2017 Professor Louise Antony gave the Keynote Address for the symposium at Duquesne Law School in Pittsburgh, PA, Resurrecting Truth in American Law and Public Discourse: Shall These...

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...