Department of Philosophy 2021-2022
We're baaack! (And we're maaasked!)
University of South Florida Professor Douglas Jesseph (center) delivered the 2022 Margaret Dauler Wilson Lecture “Berkeley on Force as a ‘Mathematical Hypothesis,’” introduced by his former Princeton roommate and the current Department of Philosophy Chair Gideon Rosen (right) and hosted by Professor Daniel Garber (left).
José Medina (Northwestern) delivered our first two Humanities Council Short-term Visiting Fellow lectures for the 2021–2022 academic year on September 22nd and 23rd and dedicated his lectures to his friend and colleague, philosopher Charles W. Mills, who passed away earlier that week.
Emeritus Professor Kwame Anthony Appiah (2002-2014) presented the 2021 Hempel Lectures, "The Invention of Religion," virtually, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Visiting fellow and longtime friend of the Department of Philosophy, Robert Merrihew Adams (Yale), delivered the 8th biennial David Lewis Lecture on November 2, 2020. View the lecture here.
Harvey Lederman (center, front) and his T.E.A.M 2020 (Talks on Epistemology and Metaphysics) conference participants at what turned out to be the department's final in-person event of 2020.
2019 Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) Compass speakers and mentors Shen-yi Liao (University of Puget Sound) and Jacqueline Scott (Loyola University Chicago) chat with workshop participants over lunch in the Tower Room.
2002 Alumna Jennifer Morton (UNC-Chapel Hill), left, chats with philosophy undergrads at the department's annual Princeton & Beyond dinner.
Sharon Street (NYU) addresses participants at the Department of Philosophy's inaugural Summer Institute in Practical Normativity (2018). Princeton hosted the first of three such Summer Institutes, a collaboration between Princeton University, Australian National University and Humboldt University of Berlin.