Recent News

  • Awards

Professor Anna-Sara Malmgren was awarded The American Philosophical Association's 2012 Article Prize for her article, "Rationalism and the Content of Intuitive Judgements," Mind, 120 (2011), 263-327.

The APA Prize Article is given to the…

  • Books & Publications

Professor Debra Satz's book, "Why Some Things Should Not Be For Sale: The Moral Limits of Markets", published by Oxford University Press in 2010, was recently reviewed in "The Nation":

http://www.thenation.com/article/168240/higher-…

  • Students

The Department of Philosophy at Stanford University is pleased to announce that seven of our Ph.D. students received the following special, competitive fellowships for the coming academic year:

Tal Glezer, Mellon Foundation Dissertation…
  • Books & Publications

The April 2012 issue of the Philosophical Review journal (Volume 121, Number 2) has been released and features papers written by three Stanford Philosophy Ph.D. alumni (Darren Bradley, Nomy Arpaly and Timothy Schroeder) as well as by a current…

  • Books & Publications

Johan van Benthem's new book "Logical Dynamics of Information and Interaction" has been published by Cambridge University Press. This book develops a new view of logic as a theory of information-driven agency and intelligent interaction between…

  • Books & Publications

Professor Chris Bobonich's book, "Plato's Laws: A Critical Guide", published by Cambridge University Press in November 2010, has been reviewed in the Bryn Mawr Classical Review (BMCR) by Diego De Brasi (Philipps-Universität Marburg).

The…

  • Books & Publications

Professor Debra Satz's book, "Why Some Things Should Not Be For Sale: The Moral Limits of Markets", published in 2010 by Oxford University Press was recently reviewed in two well-known philosophy journals.

The first review, by Cecile Fabre…

  • Books & Publications

The book dedicated to Professor Michael Friedman titled, Discourse on a New Method: Reinvigorating the Marriage of History and Philosophy of Science (Open Court, 2010) has just been reviewed by Lydia Patton of Virginia Tech in the online journal…

  • Appointments

Alan Code will be joining Stanford as the Ward W. and Priscilla B. Woods Professor of Philosophy effective July 1.  While he will be on leave in Munich for the Fall Quarter, he will be moving into his office on campus over the summer and will…

  • Awards

Angela Potochnik, who received her Ph.D in Philosophy from Stanford University in 2007, is this year's recipient of the 2011 Marjorie Grene prize for her paper on optimality modeling presented at the 2007 meetings of the International Society for…

  • Appointments

Anna-Sara Malmgren has accepted the Philosophy Department's offer to join the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Philosophy, starting the Fall quarter. Her areas of specialization are Epistemology and Philosophy of Mind.

Anna-Sara is…

  • Appointments

The APA Board of Officers has now completed voting on a new Chair to succeed Anthony Appiah upon the completion of his term of office. Michael Bratman of Stanford University was elected to a three-year term as Chair of the APA Board of Officers…

  • Books & Publications
  • Awards

The Department of Philosophy is proud to announce that Sally Riordan and Amanda Greene were awarded this honor.

Since 1989 the Centennial TA program has recognized and rewarded outstanding teaching by Stanford TAs in the Schools of…

  • Awards

BY KATE CHESLEY

Debra Satz and Rob Reich, who founded the Hope House Scholars Program, will share this year's Miriam Aaron Roland Volunteer Service Prize, given by the Haas Center for Public Service to faculty who make significant…

  • Awards

Michael Friedman was awarded the title of doctor honoris causa by unanimous vote of the Senate of the University of Athens, Greece on November 5th 2009.

The official letter by the Rector of the University writes: "The University of Athens…

  • In Memoriam

The Department of Philosophy is saddened by the death of long-time teacher, friend, and colleague, Julius Moravcsik on June 3, 2009.

Professor Moravcsik joined the Stanford faculty in 1968. He was a scholar of international stature, a…

  • Awards

Michael Friedman has been awarded the Humboldt Research Award by the German Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.  

These awards honour the academic achievements to date of internationally recognized scientists and scholars from abroad.  A…

  • Appointments

Effective September 1st, 2009, Kenneth Taylor, professor of Philosophy, will become the director of the Symbolic Systems Program here at Stanford. 

Congratulations Ken!

  • Appointments

Professor Debra Satz, Marta Sutton Weeks Professor of Philosophy, became Director of theBowen H. McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society. The center is committed to bringing ethical reflection to bear on important social problems through…