Ben Abelson & Massimo Pigliucci Interviewed in the APA Blog

Ben Abelson & Massimo Pigliucci Interviewed in the APA Blog

Alumnus Ben Abelson and Professor Massimo Pigliucci were each recently interviewed by Skye Cleary in the American Philosophical Association’s APA Blog. Both Abelson and Pigliucci participated in the…

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Department Members & Alumni on the 2017 APA Eastern Division Meeting Program

Department Members & Alumni on the 2017 APA Eastern Division Meeting Program

The 2017 Eastern Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association, taking place January 4th-7th in Baltimore, MD, will showcase the work of quite a few…

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A Final Talk by (and Party for) Peter Godfrey-Smith

A Final Talk by (and Party for) Peter Godfrey-Smith

This Friday, departing faculty member Peter Godfrey-Smith will deliver his last lecture at CUNY before he begins a full-time position at the University of Sydney….

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Alumni, Faculty and PhD Students Present at American Society for Aesthetics Annual Meeting

Alumni, Faculty and PhD Students Present at American Society for Aesthetics Annual Meeting

CUNY GC Philosophy was well represented at the this year’s American Society for Aesthetics Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA. Pictured above (left to right): Tobyn De…

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Linda Martín Alcoff on the Epistemology of Ignorance and the 2016 Presidential Election

Linda Martín Alcoff on the Epistemology of Ignorance and the 2016 Presidential Election

For those seeking philosophical explanations for the results of the 2016 Presidential Election, Professor Linda Martín Alcoff offers a perspective informed by the research for her…

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Second CUNY/IP/IALS Colloquium on Language and Law

Second CUNY/IP/IALS Colloquium on Language and Law

Distinguished Professor of Philosophy & Linguistics Stephen Neale and PhD Candidate Cosim Sayid will present at the Second CUNY / Institute of Philosophy / Institute of…

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Peter Godfrey-Smith on Mental Representations at Philosophy Bites

Peter Godfrey-Smith on Mental Representations at Philosophy Bites

Distinguished Professor Peter Godfrey-Smith discusses mental representations with Nigel Warburton in a fascinating new episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast. This episode belongs to a short series…

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Watch: Jesse Prinz on "How Wonder Makes Us Human" (at Aeon Video)

Watch: Jesse Prinz on “How Wonder Makes Us Human” (at Aeon Video)

Distinguished Professor Jesse Prinz discusses the “neglected” emotion of wonder in a new video produced by Aeon. Enjoy!

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Noël Carroll Discusses Art Criticism on Philosophy Bites

Noël Carroll Discusses Art Criticism on Philosophy Bites

Distinguished Professor Noël Carroll is featured in the most recent episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast. Professor Carroll’s discussion of art criticism (and his view, articulated…

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Social & Political Philosophy (SPP) Working Group: Fall 2016 Workshops

Social & Political Philosophy (SPP) Working Group: Fall 2016 Workshops

FALL 2016 WORKSHOP SERIES Each workshop will take place on a Monday, 4-5:30pm at The Graduate Center (room 5409) ————————————————————————— Monday, October 17th, 4-5:30pm Idealistic Realism Shivani Radhakrishnan, Columbia…

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Catherine Wilson Interviewed in 3am Magazine on "Epicureanism, Early Mods and the Moral Animal"

Catherine Wilson Interviewed in 3am Magazine on “Epicureanism, Early Mods and the Moral Animal”

Distinguished Professor Catherine Wilson‘s interview by Richard Marshall has been published in 3am Magazine: “Catherine Wilson studied logic, philosophy of language and linguistics at Oxford in the…

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Graham Priest w/ Damon Young in Aeon Magazine: "How Can Duchamp's 'Fountain' Be Both Art and Not Art?"

Graham Priest w/ Damon Young in Aeon Magazine: “How Can Duchamp’s ‘Fountain’ Be Both Art and Not Art?”

Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Graham Priest has co-authored an article in Aeon Magazine, applying dialetheist logic to a perennial question in the philosophy of art: how can…

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Fall 2016 Cognitive Science Speaker Series Schedule

Fall 2016 Cognitive Science Speaker Series Schedule

COGNITIVE SCIENCE SPEAKER SERIES Fall 2016, Fridays, 1-3 pm Room 7102, CUNY Graduate Center ————————————————————————————— September 16:  Aaron Bentley Cognitive Science and Philosophy, CUNY Graduate…

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Nick Pappas in NYT's The Stone "Socrates, Cynics & Flat-Nailed, Featherless Bipeds"

Nick Pappas in NYT’s The Stone “Socrates, Cynics & Flat-Nailed, Featherless Bipeds”

The New York Times  By NICKOLAS PAPPAS  APRIL 4, 2016 The Stone is a forum for contemporary philosophers and other thinkers on issues both timely and timeless….

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Five Perspectives: On the Self and the Future of Philosophy, April 6th

Five Perspectives: On the Self and the Future of Philosophy, April 6th

Join us for a roundtable faculty showcase event with CUNY Philosophy Professors Linda Alcoff, Serene Khader, Graham Priest, Jesse Prinz, and Iakovos Vasiliou Wednesday, April 6…

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