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Celebrating Landmark Publications and Teaching Achievements

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Celebrating Landmark Publications and Teaching Achievements

Celebrating Landmark Publications and Teaching Achievements

The Department of Philosophy is experiencing a period of exceptional research activity and academic achievement.

Recent Publications (2024)

  • Professor Eduardo Mendieta published The Philosophical Animal (The SUNY Press).
  • Professor Ted Toadvine published The Memory of the World (University of Minnesota Press).
  • Professor Mariana Ortega has Carnalities forthcoming (Duke University Press).
  • Professor John Christman has Reconceiving Freedom from the Shadows of Slavery forthcoming (Cambridge University Press).

Recent Publications (2023)

  • Professor Robert Bernasconi published Critical Philosophy of Race (Oxford University Press).
  • Professor Desiree Lim published Immigration and Social Equality (Oxford University Press).
  • Professor Christopher Moore published The Virtue of Agency (Oxford University Press).
  • Professor Nancy Tuana published Racial Climates, Ecological Indifference (Oxford University Press).
  • Professor Nicolas de Warren published German Philosophy and the First World War (Cambridge University Press).

Teaching and Mentoring Achievements

Our department excels not only in research but also in teaching and mentoring. Numerous philosophy majors have been accepted into advanced degree programs at prestigious universities, including:

  • Yale University
  • Boston College
  • Florida State University
  • DePaul University
  • Villanova University
  • Loyola Marymount

Additionally, many of our doctoral candidates have secured positions at esteemed institutions such as:

  • The University of Virginia
  • The New School
  • Emory University
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

We take pride in the accomplishments of our faculty and students, reflecting the department’s dedication to both academic excellence and professional development.