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Sep
16
2022
Best Student Paper Prize for the conference will be awarded to Christopher Love of Baylor University for his paper “A Defense of the Morality of Some Fear- and Reward-based Motives.” Congratulations, Chris! This paper was selected through a rigorous process of anonymous review.
Aug
24
2022
Dr. Buras has been awarded an NEH grant, Disputatio and the Pursuit of Wisdom in the Humanities (w/ co-project directors Phiilip Donnelly and Angel Parham).
May
19
2022
This award is given to Baylor doctoral candidates who exhibit exceptional scholarship, research, and writing. Nominees are recommended by their departments, and Caroline Paddock's work has been recognized as exceptional by the Graduate School and their committee of deans and graduate faculty for the humanities category.

Sic'em, Dr. Paddock!
May
16
2022
Burke Rea has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Philosophy position at Eastern University in St. David's, PA.
Feb
11
2022
Congratulations to Nick Hadsell! Nick was selected as one of two winners in the graduate student portion of the 2022 SJP Workshop CFP “Early Modern Social Justice.”
Jan
19
2022
Thomas Ward, Ph.D., associate professor of philosophy in the College of Arts & Sciences, has received a $40,000 National Endowment for the Humanities research fellowship to prepare a scholarly translation of an influential treatise by Scottish philosopher John Dun Scotus (1266-1308).
Nov
11
2021
Academic Placement and Data Analysis has released new data on the top quartile of philosophy graduate programs, and the Baylor Philosophy PhD Program is included. Our particularly notable achievements are:

1st in Teaching Preparation
3rd in Financial Support
4th in Placement Rate
10th in Climate

CLICK HERE to see Rankings
Oct
19
2021
7th Annual Meeting of History of Philosophy Society (HOPS) and Call for Papers. Hosted at Baylor University by the Department of Philosophy, April 29-30, 2022.

Keynote Speakers:
Jill Gordon, Colby College
Christian Emden, Rice University
May
1
2021
Brandon Rickabaugh is the Humanities recipient of Baylor's Outstanding Dissertation Award 2020-21!
Mar
24
2021
Baylor philosophy professor, Francis J. Beckwith, is one of about 200 founding members of a new professional society, the Academic Freedom Alliance (AFA), which was launched on March 8, 2021.
Mar
23
2021
Charity Anderson is the winner of the 2021 Sanders Prize in Philosophy of Religion with her paper, "Divine Hiddenness and Other Evidence,” (co-authored with Jeff Russell (USC)) The paper will be published in Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion.
Feb
10
2021
Dr. Jorge Garcia from Boston College gave a virtual Beall-Russell lecture, "Is Racism an Ideology?" on January 29, 2021.
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