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2018 News


Faculty Honor Roll - Dr. Cariani and Dr. White Nominated!

November 14, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Fabrizio Cariani and Dr. Stephen White! They have been nominated to the 201-2019 Faculty Honor Roll by the Associated Student Government.


Congratulations, Dr Ezra Cook for successfully defending his dissertation, "Intensionality and Abstraction".

October 1, 2018


Jacob Gorden "Highly Commended" by The Undergraduate Student Awards

September 28, 2018
Congratulations to Philosophy student Jacob Gorden! His paper, "Clarifying 'The Refutation of Idealism' and Exploring Kantian Objects", has been deemed "Highly Commended" by the TUA selection committee. Jacob has been invited to the Global Undergraduate Summit in Dublin this November.

The 2018 Newsletter Has Arrived!

September 13, 2018
Our 2018 Newsletter has finally arrived! Check it out here.

Welcome to William Paris - New Philosophy Postdoc

September 10, 2018
The Department of Philosophy would like to welcome its newest Postdoc, William Paris, to Northwestern University!


Congratulations to Dr. Morganna Lambeth, who successfully defended her dissertation entitled "Rethinking the Structure of Events: Heidegger on Kant and the Concept of Cause."

July 23, 2018

The Department would like to congratulate our graduate student Morganna Lambeth on her appointment as Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the College of Liberal Arts Philosophy Department at Purdue University.

July 16, 2018


Congratulations to our graduate student Evan Dutmer on his new job as a tenure-track Latin Instructor at Culver Academies.

June 25, 2018


The department welcomes Megan Hyska (PhD expected 2018, University of Texas at Austin) and Patricia Marechal (PhD expected 2018, Harvard University), who will join our faculty next academic year!

May 29, 2018


Congratulations to Evan Dutmer on his new job as a tenure-track Latin Instructor at Culver Academies.

March 2, 2018


Prof. Stephen White recently published a paper in Philosophy and Public Affairs titled "On the Moral Objection to Coercion."

February 19, 2018

Congratulations to Professor José Medina for having been named to the Walter Dill Scott Chair.

February 8, 2018

Taylor Rogers published a co-authored piece with Marcia Baron, 'Patriotism and Impartiality' as part of Springer's new Handbook on Patriotism.

February 6, 2018


Mark Sheldon is second author on “Pharmacological Cognitive Enhancement in Pediatrics,” a paper that reviews and evaluates recent ways in which pediatricians are under increasing pressure to prescribe cognitive enhancement drugs for children.

January 8, 2018

This paper will appear in the April issue of Current Opinion in Pediatrics.

Prof. José Medina was appointed as co-editor of Symposia on Gender, Race and Philosophy.

January 8, 2018

Professor Rachel Zuckert was elected the President of the North American Kant Society in July 2017, and will serve a three-year term.

January 1, 2018