Share Your Accomplishments in the 2017 End-of-Year Department Newsletter!

Share Your Accomplishments in the 2017 End-of-Year Department Newsletter!

Faculty, students, and alumni are invited to complete a brief questionnaire to contribute to CUNY Philosophy’s annual end-of-year newsletter. (See ours newsletters from previous years – 2015, 2016…

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PhD Candidate Ian Olasov Premiers "The Owl", a New Philosophy Podcast

PhD Candidate Ian Olasov Premiers “The Owl”, a New Philosophy Podcast

Brooklyn Public Philosophers, the brainchild of PhD candidate Ian Olasov, adds yet another initiative to its array of efforts to “raise awareness of the best…

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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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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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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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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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Conference: Ethics of Artificial Intelligence at NYU Oct 14-15

Conference: Ethics of Artificial Intelligence at NYU Oct 14-15

Ethics of Artificial Intelligence Friday, October 14 – Saturday, October 15 2016 New York University REGISTER HERE On October 14-15, 2016, the NYU Center for Mind,…

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End of Semester Party May 18

End of Semester Party May 18

The end of semester/year party will take place in the philosophy lounge on Wednesday May 18, 2016 at 4:00 pm. Food and refreshments will be…

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CFA: Philosophy & Physical Computing at Virginina Tech, Due May 8

CFA: Philosophy & Physical Computing at Virginina Tech, Due May 8

“Philosophy & Physical Computing,” is a two-week summer workshop aimed at providing philosophers, computer scientists, and experimental scientists with the technical skills and philosophical perspective…

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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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Video: Interview with Noël Carroll "Arthur Danto & Art Criticism"

Video: Interview with Noël Carroll “Arthur Danto & Art Criticism”

CUNY philosophy professor Noël Carroll answers questions about Arthur Danto’s art criticism and his impact on the philosophy of art. He elaborates on the difference…

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Brooklyn Public Philosophers Spring 2016 Schedule

Brooklyn Public Philosophers Spring 2016 Schedule

Brooklyn Public Philosophers, the city’s first forum for philosophers to share their work with a general audience, is back for 2016. We have a great lineup…

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