Michael Nance receives distinguished Humboldt Research Fellowship for political philosophy research at Goethe University

The Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers award will allow Michael Nance to write book reconstructing the political philosophy an 18th century German philosopher. Continue reading Michael Nance receives distinguished Humboldt Research Fellowship for political philosophy research at Goethe University

Humanities Forum: Four Types of Feminist Empiricism (3/26)

Humanities Forum Thursday, March 26 | 4:00 p.m. Evelyn Barker Memorial Lecture Miriam Solomon, Chair and Professor of Philosophy, Temple University University Center, Room 312 “Feminist empiricism” is a general term for a range of positions in philosophy of science that aim to combine empirical methods with the insights of feminism. This talk will give an overview of feminist empiricist work in the natural and social sciences in order to showcase four different ways in which feminist critique can improve scientific work. The relationship between the different feminist empiricisms and feminist standpoint theory will also be discussed. Miriam Solomon is … Continue reading Humanities Forum: Four Types of Feminist Empiricism (3/26)

Jessica Pfeifer, Philosophy, Selected for Leadership Role in PSA

Jessica Pfeifer, associate professor of philosophy, has been selected as the Executive Secretary and Treasurer of the Philosophy of Science Association (PSA). The mission of the PSA is to promote research, teaching, and discussion of issues within the philosophy of science from diverse viewpoints. Pfeifer is interested particularly in improving the PSA’s institutional memory, facilitating the mentoring of philosophers of science at the start of their careers, and making the scientific community and the general public aware of the philosophy of science and its value in public discourse. Pfeifer has published papers in a range of topics in philosophy of … Continue reading Jessica Pfeifer, Philosophy, Selected for Leadership Role in PSA