We are delighted to announce that Amanda Greene, a well-known specialist in Political Philosophy currently on the faculty at University College London, will join our department as a tenured Associate Professor in Fall 2022. 

We are very excited to welcome her!

Juliana Lima (PhD, UCSB 2018) just started a tenure track job at Azim Premji University. Congratulations!

His paper "What are Empirical Consequences? On Dispensability and Composite Objects" was accepted for publication in Synthese.

Albert Shin (PhD, UCSB 2014) received tenure at Pasadena City College. Congratulations!

Congrats to Sherri Lynn Conklin (UCSB PhD, 2020)! Her paper "The Past 110 Years: Historical Data on the Underrepresentation of Women in Philosophy Journals" has been accepted for publication in Ethics.

Congrats to Daniel Story (UCSB PhD, 2020)!  His paper "Life and Death Without the Present" has been accepted for publication in The Journal of Ethics.

Eric Yang (UCSB PhD, 2013) has been tenured at Santa Clara University. Congratulations!

Congrats to David Mokriski on successfully defending his dissertation, "On the Appeal to Naturalness in Metaphilosophy".

Recurring Events

  • Meeting — Ethics Bowl on Thursday in the Philosophy Department Common Room at 7-9 PM
  • Meeting — The MAP undergraduate reading group will meet in the Winter '20 quarter.
  • The Sage Center for the Study of the Mind also has regular talks from fellows, as well as a special guest lecture series throughout the academic year.
  • Reading Groups — Faculty and Graduate Student led reading groups are regularly offered.


Japa Pallikkathayil (Pittsburgh) will deliver a talk to the department on May 7th at 4:00PM

  1. May 7, 2021 - 4:00pm

Gábor Betegh (Cambridge) will deliver a talk to the department on April 23 at 9:00AM. (Please...

  1. April 23, 2021 - 9:00am