Department News & Congratulations

  • John Stuhr (“Flourishing: Toward Clearer Ideas and Habits of Genius”) and Jessica Wahman (“Pragmatic Stories of Selves and Their Flourishing”) were two of the dozen scholars who presented papers at the Philosophy + Well-being conference in May at Shawnee-on-the Delaware, PA. This was the first conference of the Humanities and Human Flourishing Project, funded by the Templeton Foundation and administered by the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Stuhr is the philosophy chair of this multi-year endeavor.

  • The Oxford Handbook of Dewey (ed. Steven Fesmire; Oxford University Press, 2018) includes chapters by two Emory philosophers: Noëlle McAfee’s “Dewey and Public Philosophy” and John Stuhr’s “Dewey’s Pragmatic Politics: Power. Limits, and Realism about Democracy as a Way of Life.” For an electronic version of the book click here.

  • Emory philosophy faculty John Lysaker (“The Margins of Our Hope”), John Stuhr (“Weatherlessness: The Death of the Will, Manufactured Helplessness, and Politics”), Erin Tarver (“Football Fan Mood and Memory in the Racial Present”), and Jessica Wahman (“The Myth of the Helpless Spectator”) presented papers at the American Philosophies Forum’s 2018 annual conference on Mood, Memory, Hope, and Action in April in New Orleans.

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Fall 2018


27 September - CANCELED

Lecture Co-Sponsored by the
Institute for the History of Philosophy
Supported by The Leroy Loemker Fund
 “Becoming White: White Children and the Erasure of Black Suffering"

Shannon Sullivan
University of North Carolina