The Department’s Winter 2022 Newsletter is now available here. Happy New Year from the Philosophy Department!
Donald W. Crawford Remembered (1938-2022)
Donald Wesley Crawford passed away peacefully on July 19, 2022. He was born on July 30, 1938 in Berkeley, California, and never lost his love of that place. Don received a B.A. in philosophy from …
In Memoriam: Professor Aaron Smuts, UW-Madison PhD
UW Philosophy is sad to report the passing of Aaron Smuts, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department at Rhode Island College. Prof. Smuts earned his PhD in our department in 2006, with a dissertation Laughing …
2021 Department of Philosophy Newsletter
The 2021 Department Newsletter is now available here.
Updated Philosophy Front Office Hours
The philosophy department’s front office is open from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm.
Emeritus Professor Andrew Levine Has Passed Away
The Department of Philosophy is sad to report the passing of Emeritus Professor Andrew Levine, who taught at UW from 1974 until 2004 and specialized in political philosophy. Below are remembrances of Andy from a …
Emeritus Professor Keith Yandell Has Passed Away
The Department of Philosophy is sad to report the passing of Emeritus Professor Keith Yandell, who taught at UW from 1966 until 2011 and specialized in philosophy of religion. He was a wonderful teacher and …
Rob Streiffer’s UW Philosophers at Work Talk Now Available Online
If you missed Rob Streiffer’s talk last November on human genome editing, you can now watch it on PBS Wisconsin’s website! Click here, or watch below:
2019 Yearly Newsletter
Our 2019 Newsletter is now available!
Aaron Yarmel writes op-ed on classroom management
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.html