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Graduate Student Marie Le Blevennec Receives BUCH Dissertation Fellowship

The Department would like to congratulate graduate student Marie Le Blevennec on being awarded a BU Center for the Humanities (BUCH) Graduate Dissertation Fellowship for the 2023-2024 academic year. Marie’s research focuses on various ethical problems concerning the impact of new reproductive technologies on procreation, and on the resulting moral dilemmas facing prospective parents, medical […]

Graduate Student Federica Bocchi Publishes Piece in “Extinct”

The Philosophy Department would like to congratulate PhD candidate Federica Bocchi on her article, titled “Are We In a Biodiversity Crisis? Paleocurves, Measurements, and Problematic Inferences”, which was published earlier this month in Extinct: the Philosophy of Palaeontology Blog. Click here for a link to the article. Federica writes the following overview of her argument: […]

Graduate Student Cansu Hepçağlayan Publishes Article in “Ethical Theory and Moral Practice”

The Philosophy Department is excited to announce that one of our PhD students, Cansu Hepçağlayan, just had an article published in the journal Ethical Theory and Moral Practice. The article is titled “Reasons for Political Friendship.” Click here for the link to the article. The abstract is as follows: “ Scholarly curiosity about political friendship […]

Graduate Students Marie Le Blevennec and Federica Bocchi Awarded Bloom Dissertation Fellowships

The Department is thrilled to congratulate graduate students Marie Le Blevennec and Federica Bocchi on being awarded Bloom Dissertation Fellowships this year! These fellowships were been created thanks to the generous estate gift of CAS alumnus, Laurence A. Bloom (DGE’66, CAS’68). These competitive Fellowships are designed to provide summer funding to GRS doctoral students in the social […]

Professor Susanne Sreedhar Awarded Fellowship at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study

The Department would like to congratulate Professor Susanne Sreedhar for being awarded a fellowship at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study. She will be spending May and June 2023 in Amsterdam, working on a project entitled Political Theories of Involuntary Servitude within Europe (1600-1850). The project is summarized as follows: “Previous research has shown how republican […]

Professor Paul Katsafanas Announces Publication of New Book “Philosophy of Devotion”

The Department would like to wish warm congratulations to Professor Paul Katsafanas in announcing the publication of his new book, Philosophy of Devotion: the longing for invulnerable ideals. The book will be published by Oxford University Press on February 22 2023, and is available for pre-order now. Click here for more info on the book and for […]