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Tenure-Track Job in Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, position in the area of philosophy of science, with a focus on biology, chemistry, environment or technology. AOS: Philosophy of biology, chemistry, environment, or technology. AOC: Open.

Congratulations to Chia-Hua Lin!

Our recent PhD, Chia-Hua Lin, has won an NSF Post-doctoral Research Fellowship and a KLI Visiting Fellowship.

Robert J. Mulvaney (1937 - 2019)

Bob Mulvaney, 30 years a philosopher at the University of South Carolina, passed away recently.

Congratulations to Tiffany Beaver

Tiffany Beaver awarded 2019-2020 Bridge Humanities Corps Fellowship

Jennifer Frey's podcast featured by APA

Jennifer Frey has written a nice piece on the APA's website concerning her popular podcast, "Sacred and Profane Love"

Jeremy Weissman receives post-doc

Congratulations to Jeremy Weissman! He has received a post-doc at the Roger Mudd Ethics Center, Washington & Lee University.

Welome to Kathryn Lindeman and Tyke Nunez

The department is pleased to welcome our newest faculty members, Kathryn Lindeman and Tyke Nunez.

Chia-Hua Lin wins poster award

Graduate student Chia-Hua win has won the Best Poster Presentation at the meeting of the Society of the Philosophy of Science in Practice. Congratulations!

Book Publication -- Calculated Surprises

Congratulations to our visitor (jointly with the Ann Johnson Center) Johannes Lenhard, whose book Calculated Surprises will be published March 18.

Department to Host SCSP Conference.

The Department of Philosophy looks forward to hosting the South Carolina Society for Philosophy conference, to be held on the campus of the University of South Carolina (in the Law School), March 8-9. Welcome to our guests! [update: schedule added]

Welcome to Brett Sherman

The Department welcomes Brett Sherman our newest tenure-track faculty member.

Congratulations to our newest PhDs

Congratulations to the graduate students who completed their dissertation and graduated this December.

Practical Truth: Reflections on the Aristotelian Tradition

Philosophy conference to take place April 21st-22nd, 2017.

Philosophy PhD Student Dan Castell Wins Civic Scholars Grant

The Graduate Civic Scholars Program is a professional development initiative for graduate students seeking public engagement and action-based research.

Former Philosophy Faculty Member Ann Johnson Has Died

A memorial service will be held on April 29th, 2017.

Anne Bezuidenhout Elected to Position in AMPRA

The American Pragmatics Association recently elected new officers.

Tarja Knuuttila Co-Organizes Interdisciplinary Winter School on Modeling in Synthetic Biology

"Varieties of Modeling in Technoscience: The Case of Synthetic Biology"

Applications open for 4 Full-Time PhD Positions

Applications are invited for 4 PhD positions in philosophy at the University of South Carolina. The position pays a stipend and tuition and fees.

Congratulations to Michelle Panchuk

New PhD and a new post-doc position

Congratulations! Fulbright for Gerad Gentry.

Congratulations to Gerad Gentry, who won a Fulbright Research Award to continue working on his dissertation in Germany.

Congratulations to Michael Stoeltzner

New research grant on the Epistemology of the Large Hadron Collider.

Congratulations to Brandon Boesch and Gerad Gentry!

Brandon and Gerad have each received competitive SPARC grants from the Office of Research and will use the opportunity to study abroad.

Congratulations to Rich Holmes

Rich is our latest PhD, successfully defending his dissertation and graduating this December.

Templeton Grant: Virtue, Happiness, and Meaning of Life.

Jennifer Frey, along with Candance Vogler of the University of Chicago, and hosts of collaborators, have embarked on a $2.1million-funded research project to explore relationships between virtue, happiness, and the meaning of life.

USC Philosophy Graduate Student Wins Essay Prize

The Society for Christian Philosophers


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