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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 …
Main Office Staff are now only working remotely.
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 …
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:
Our 2019 Newsletter is now available!
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
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:
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 …
The department is currently conducting two open rank searches! One for Philosophy of Science and the other for Ethics or Metaphysics.