The University of Massachusetts Amherst

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.

APA issues statement on Executive Order on Immigration

Thursday, February 2, 2017

The Philosophy Department heartily endorses the following statement by the board of the American Philosophical Association: ...

Professor Antony's Presidential Address is now available online

Monday, January 9, 2017

The American Philosophical Association has made available, for a limited time, Professor Louise Antony's 2016 Presidential Address to the Eastern Division of the APA. The talk, titled "Things...

Inagural Matthews Lecturer Professor Charles Mills interviewed in Amherst Public Access TV

Monday, January 2, 2017

Professor Charles Mills (CUNY), who recently delivered the Inaugural Gary Matthews Lecture, was interviewed by professor Amilcar Shabazz (Afro-American Studies) for his show Difficult Dialogues:...

Kourken Michaelian (PhD 2009) wins Fast Start Grant

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Kourken Michaelian, who received his Ph.D. in philosophy from UMass in 2009 with a dissertation on memory and testimony, has won a Fast Start grant from the Marsden Fund.  This fund is administered...