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We are delighted to announce that Elinor Mason, currently senior lecturer in philosophy at the University of Edinburgh, will be moving to the UCSB Department of Philosophy in Fall 2020, where she will be a full professor. 

Mason is the author of Ways to be Blameworthy: Rightness, Wrongness, and Responsibility (Oxford University Press, 2019) and is known for her work on a variety of subjects in moral philosophy. You can learn more about her research here and here. We are very excited to welcome her!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sherri Lynn Conklin received Post Doc funding to conduct research on her project titled "Defining Dilemmas for Diversity" as a participant in the Fall 2020 UCHRI Residential Research Group on "Disciplining Diversity." Read more here. Congratulations!

His paper "The Two Forms of Doxastic Normativity in Hume's Treatise" has been accepted for publication in Hume Studies.

Keith Hess (UCSB PhD, 2017) has been tenured at the College of Southern Nevada. Congratulations!

Congrats to UCSB philosophy grad student Jeonggyu Lee, who will be starting a tenure-track position at Sungkyunkwan University this spring.

Philosophy at UC Santa Barbara has become the fastest growing humanities major. Read more or watch more!

At the California Regional Ethics Bowl Competition, UCSB's Ethics Bowl team placed fourth and secured a bid for the National Finals in Atlanta, Georgia this February. Read more.

Congratulations to Sherri Lynn Conklin!

Her paper "The State of the Discipline: New Data on Women Faculty in Philosophy" was accepted for publication in Ergo.

(Photograph by Michael Nekrasov: https://michaelnekrasov.com/gallery)

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.

Events

Daniel Nolan (Notre Dame).

  1. April 24, 2020 - 4:00pm

Sara Bernstein (Notre Dame).

  1. April 17, 2020 - 4:00pm

Shamik Dasgupa (UC Berkeley). "Undoing the Truth Fetish: The Normative Path to Pragmatism". See the flyer here.

  1. March 6, 2020 - 4:00pm