- Statements condemning racist violence and police brutality issued by the American Philosophical Association (APA) Board of Officers and the APA Graduate Student Council
05/14/2020 - I deeply regret that the current circumstances prevent us from celebrating your wonderful accomplishment in person.
10/04/2019 - https://las.illinois.edu/news/2019-10-03/new-faculty-embark-bright-futures-illinois
- Congratulations to PhD candidate Steven Lee for successfully defending his dissertation, "'Vagueness and Probability"!
- Congratulations to University of Illinois Philosophy Department (1996) Ph.D. graduate, Todd M. Lekan! Todd has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship at Xiamen University in Spring 2020 and is currently Professor of Philosophy at Muskingum University.
- Congratulations to PhD candidate Dan Meyer for successfully defending his dissertation, "Natural Teleology and Kant’s Duties to Oneself as an Animal Being"!
- Congratulations to PhD candidate Steven Rokosz for successfully defending his dissertation, "On Despair in Kierkegaard's Thought"!
08/26/2019 - The Department of Philosophy is sad to relay the news of the death of Professor Emeritus James Wallace. Prof. Wallace was known far and wide as an outstanding philosopher.
08/22/2019 - Congratulations to new faculty member Guillermo Del Pinal for his appearance in /The Philosopher's Annual/ /2018/, a list of the ten top articles from the year's ph
05/21/2019 - Ian Hegger, who received his PhD from Philosophy in 2015, was named Coastal Carolina Community College Educator of the Year.
04/25/2019 - Congratulations to Professor Christopher Gregory Weaver on the publication of his new book Fundamental Causation: Physics, Metaphysics, and the Deep Struct
04/09/2019 - Congratulations to Juan Bernal on passing the Bar exam!
02/10/2019 - Our very own Erin Tarr was recently interviewed by the News Gazette as part of their series talking to local personalities. Read the