Department News & Congratulations
- Congratulations to alum Matthew Homan, who has published his first book, Spinoza's Epistemology through a Geometric Lens (Palgrave Macmillan).
- “Can Pragmatism Help Us Live Well?,” a podcast with Professor John Stuhr about fallibilism, experimentalism, relativism, pluralism, and flourishing lives is now online here - as the final episode of the first season of the “Damn the Absolute” series at Erraticus.
- Dilek Huseyinzadegan co-wrote (with Jordan Pascoe) a blog post on the uneasy relationship between Kantian philosophy and feminism for the APA Women in Philosophy Blog, entitled, "Dismantling Kantian Frames: Notes toward a Feminist Politics of Location and Accountability." Read it here.
SPRING 2021 EVENTS
April 15, 2021
Book Panel celebrating Noëlle McAfee's
Fear of Breakdown: Politics and Psychoanalysis (Columbia, 2019)
Participants: Cynthia Willett (Emory), Stefan Bird-Pollan (University of Kentucky), Noëlle McAfee (Emory)
Contact department for link.
Please Welcome Our New Faculty Member
Dr. David MarriottThe Philosophy Department is very excited to announce that Dr. David Marriott will be joining our faculty as the Charles T. Winship Professor of Philosophy. Dr. Marriott writes and teaches across several areas including the Critical Philosophy of Race, Black Political Philosophy, Aesthetics and Poetics, Comparative Francophone Caribbean Literature and Literary theory, and the literary and visual cultures of modernism. An accomplished poet as well, his publications are wide ranging in character: Haunted Life (Rutgers, 2007), Whither Fanon? (Stanford, 2018), and the forthcoming Lacan Noir (Palgrave) and Before Whiteness (City Lights), to name only a few. Dr. Marriott will also be editing a series for Stanford University Press, Inventions: Black Philosophy, Politics, Aesthetics. We are thrilled that such a distinguished and singular voice is joining our ranks.