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UC San Diego Philosophy Department Offers Another ‘Big Idea’

February 8, 2016

…Callender, chair of the Department of Philosophy, who was recently featured in San Diego Magazine’s “Big Ideas” feature for his vision to establish the Institute of Practical Ethics on campus. Callender conceptualizes UC San Diego as a leading center for ethical science; to realize that vision, the philosophy department now…

Two UC San Diego Professors Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 21, 2023

University of California San Diego faculty members Barbara F. Walter and Henry E. Allison and have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

New Sports Medicine Chief Blends New Techniques with Old School Philosophy

March 4, 2013

Nationally recognized orthopedic surgeon Dr. Christopher Wahl has joined the University of California, San Diego Health System as the new chief of Sports Medicine. Recognized for his specialty in treating complex, high-energy traumatic sports injuries, Wahl will further elevate UC San Diego Health System’s reputation for offering compassionate and innovative…

UC San Diego Philosophy Department Ranked Top 20 in the Nation

March 12, 2018

…on an exceptional faculty with broad strengths in the philosophy of science, history of philosophy, philosophy of mind, and ethics, the University of California San Diego Department of Philosophy increased its international prestige by ranking as one of the top 20 Ph.D. philosophy programs in the United States.

UC San Diego Hosts Third-Annual ‘Women in Philosophy’ Summer Program

February 18, 2016

…taking applications for the Department of Philosophy’s third-annual 2016 Summer Program for Women in Philosophy (SPWP), June 20-July 1. In its third year, SPWP offers select applicants access to visiting scholars who teach two philosophy seminar courses and to UC San Diego female philosophy graduate students who lead workshops that…

UC San Diego Professor Recognized as One of World’s Most Influential Living Philosopher

May 11, 2017

…deep thinker specializing in philosophy and methodology of natural and social science, according to the stacks of evidence favoring her exceptionalism. Her current work on the nature of evidence for social and health policy in Britain, for example, led to the recent publication entitled “Improving Child Safety: Deliberation, Judgement and…

Philosopher Nancy Cartwright Honored for Lifetime Scholarly Achievement

May 29, 2019

UC San Diego Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Nancy Cartwright is the recipient of the Carl Gustav Hempel Award, recognizing lifetime scholarly achievement in the philosophy of science as well as scholarly excellence.

#MeToo and the Failure to Warn Others

May 31, 2018

…the UC San Diego Department of Philosophy, Elizabeth Harman argued that survivors do, in fact, have an obligation to warn others, and sexual assault “wrongs” victims by imposing these obligations on them. Survivors are put into moral relationships with future victims that are unhealthy, burdensome and, as Thurman said, complicated.…

Annual Summer Program for the Advancement of Women in Philosophy Supports Potential Grad Students

July 15, 2021

Discussions ranging from reparations to the removal of monuments await the 14 students selected to participate in this year’s Summer Program for the Advancement of Women in Philosophy, the 10-day program organized by the UC San Diego Department of Philosophy.

Should There Be Open Borders?

April 18, 2019

…There Be Open Borders? Department of Philosophy distinguished lecture series brings timely—and ethical—discussion of immigration to campus With more than 258 million migrants living outside their country of birth, the United Nations Foundation says the number of international migrants has grown by 49% since 2000, and nearly half are women.…

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