Aja Watkins Wins BUCH Graduate Student Award

Fourth-year graduate student Aja Watkins has been selected by the BU Center for the Humanities to receive a Graduate Student Award this year! The Graduate Student Awards are incredibly competitive and awarded to students doing excellent work in the humanities. Aja’s research focuses on philosophy of science, especially a combination of philosophy of the historical sciences, philosophy of climate […]

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Graduate Student Zara Amdur awarded BUCH Graduate Dissertation Fellowship

The department wishes warm congratulations to Zara Amdur, who has been selected by the BU Center for the Humanities Executive Committee to receive a Graduate Dissertation Fellowship for the 2022-2023 academic year! The Graduate Dissertation Fellowship will fund a semester of Zara’s dissertation research and the opportunity to meet with other Fellows in the BUCH’s […]

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Susanne Sreedhar is the Highlighted Philosopher for November on APA Committee on the Status of Women

While most scholars view Hobbes as a theorist who advocates complete submission to an absolute sovereign, [Susanne] articulates a coherent Hobbesian account of the right to disobey and resist sovereign power. She wants not only to expound various aspects of Hobbes’s philosophy, but also to put him in conversation with other theorists of his time […]

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