Brown from UT Dallas to Southern Illinois

Brown from UT Dallas to Southern Illinois

He took up his positio nat SIU this past August. Matthew J. Brown, recently professor of philosophy at the University of Texas at Dallas, has moved to Southern Illinois University (SIU), where he is the Jo Ann & Donald N.…

Dostoyevsky in Love

Dostoyevsky in Love

Maria said “yes.” They were married on February 7, 1857, and remained together until her untimely death of tuberculosis seven years later. Under the auspices of Maria’s love, Fyodor Dostoyevsky became the eternal voice singing in the cathedral of literature.…

Rubin from Notre Dame to Missouri

Rubin from Notre Dame to Missouri

Professor Rubin works primarily in philosophy of biology and philosophy of science. She holds a sizable National Science Foundation grant for the project “Race, Gender, and the Science of Science“, to integrate considerations about the effects of researchers’ social identities…

New: Journal of NeuroPhilosophy

New: Journal of NeuroPhilosophy

[S]ome philosophers of mind believe that they own a problem space that is concerned with conceptual necessities—necessary truths about psychological states and processes, discovered by conceptual analysis and so-called ‘thought experiments’. A necessary truth cannot, according to this approach, be…