The University of Wisconsin–Madison Department of Philosophy is located in Helen C. White Hall, right on the shore of beautiful Lake Mendota and at the heart of the university campus. Its faculty carries on a long and proud tradition of highly acclaimed teaching and research in core areas of philosophy—especially in the philosophy of science and ethics, but also in metaphysics, epistemology, and the history of philosophy. The department attracts nearly two hundred undergraduate majors, and its outstanding Ph.D. program has placed graduates in some of the best departments in the country. Along with its colloquium program, the department regularly hosts conferences and is the home of the annual Wisconsin Metaethics Workshop.
Click below to read Aaron’s op-ed, written for The Cap Times, on the importance of balancing structure and freedom in a classroom environment. Link: https://madison.com/ct/opinion/column/aaron-yarmel-classrooms-and-society-need-balance-of-structure-and/article_049bb982-99b0-5db0-84b9-4820784e413f.htmlMay 2, 2019
Peter Vranas’ UW Philosophers at Work talk from last fall, “Time Travel: Processes and Paradoxes,” has been posted by Wisconsin Public Television. Click here, or watch below:March 24, 2019
The APA Blog recently published a post by Aaron Yarmel about a recent collaboration between Madison Public Philosophy and UW-Madison’s Odyssey Project. Aaron, and other members of the group, explored Plato’s Allegory of the Cave with …November 2, 2018
The department is currently conducting two open rank searches! One for Philosophy of Science and the other for Ethics or Metaphysics.October 17, 2018
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