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  • 2017 Philosophy Department Newsletter

    The 2017 Philosophy Department Newsletter is now available to view online at: https://philosophy.commons.gc.cuny.edu/files/2017/06/2017-Newsletter-.pdf

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  • Distinguished Professor Charles W. Mills Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

    Charles W. Mills, who was welcomed into the CUNY GC Philosophy faculty as a Distinguished Professor in 2016, has been elected into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a community of scholars and leaders which "serves the nation as a champion of scholarship, civil dialogue, and useful knowledge."

    In an announcement to the CUNY GC community, Provost Joy Connolly writes:
    "Founded in 1780, the Academy gathers some of the world's most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, and artists for independent policy research on pressing challenges. . . . Professor Mills, a celebrated and prolific author, focuses on social and political philosophy, particularly in oppositional political theory as centered on class, gender, and race. His first book, The Racial Contract (Cornell University Press, 1997), is now read in hundreds of courses nationwide, from philosophy to anthropology."

    See the AAAS's press release on the election of the 237th class of members for more information on this impressive honor. Read more

  • Distinguished Professor Charles W. Mills Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

    Charles W. Mills, who was welcomed into the CUNY GC Philosophy faculty as a Distinguished Professor in 2016, has been elected into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a community of scholars and leaders which "serves the nation as a champion of scholarship, civil dialogue, and useful knowledge."

    In an announcement to the CUNY GC community, Provost Joy Connolly writes:
    "Founded in 1780, the Academy gathers some of the world's most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, and artists for independent policy research on pressing challenges. . . . Professor Mills, a celebrated and prolific author, focuses on social and political philosophy, particularly in oppositional political theory as centered on class, gender, and race. His first book, The Racial Contract (Cornell University Press, 1997), is now read in hundreds of courses nationwide, from philosophy to anthropology."

    See the AAAS's press release on the election of the 237th class of members for more information on this impressive honor. Read more

  • Jonathan Jacobs Awarded NEH Grant for Medieval Jewish Philosophy Summer Seminar

    Professor Jonathan Jacobs, Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Director of the Institute for Criminal Justice Ethics at John Jay College, has been awarded a National Endowment for the... Read more

  • Miranda Fricker Elected Fellow of the British Academy

    Professor Miranda Fricker has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy. Professor Fricker joins the CUNY Graduate Center Philosophy Program Fall 2016. She has pioneered research into epistemic... Read more

  • John Greenwood Elected President of the Society for the History of Psychology

    Professor John Greenwood is the new President-Elect of the Society for the History of Psychology, Division 26 of the American Philosophical Association. The Society for the History of Psychology is... Read more

  • Marilynn Johnson Awarded the ASA Dissertation Fellowship

    Marilynn H. Johnson, a PhD Candidate at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, has been awarded the American Society for Aesthetics Dissertation Fellowship for 2016-17. Read more

  • Faculty Book: Carol Gould

    Carol Gould
    Interactive Democracy: The Social Roots of Global Justice
    (Cambridge University Press, 2014) Read more

  • Faculty Book: Jeffrey Blustein

    Forgiveness and Remembrance: Remembering Wrongdoing in Personal and Public Life
    (Oxford University Press, 2014)
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  • Saul Kripke Enters Agreement to Keep Archive of Philosophical Work at the GC

    The Graduate Center has begun a fifteen-year agreement with noted logician and philosopher Saul Kripke to curate and preserve the Kripke Archive. Read more