News and Photos


Margaret Atherton has been named 'Cowling Visiting Distinguished Professor' at Carleton College, and will be delivering the Cowling Lectures in June 2014.

William Bristow is on sabbatical leave Spring 2014. He is researching Hegel's conception of reason within his "Phenomenology of Spirit".

Luca Ferrero is the recipient of a UWM Graduate School / UWM Foundation Research Award.

Robert Schwartz is on sabbatical leave Spring 2014. He is working on several papers dealing with issues in historical and current theories of vision as well as working on a book project developing his pragmatic accounts of the nature of inquiry, truth, language, and world-making.

Alumnus Nathaniel Sharadin (M.A., 2008) was awarded a 2013 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, valued at $25,000. Nate is currently pursuing his Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His dissertation topic is “Understanding Reasons”.

Department Pictures

Seidler Scholarship Party 2013
Peltz Memorial Award Party 2013
Seidler Scholarship Party 2012
Peltz Memorial Award Party 2012
Seidler Scholarship Party 2011
Peltz Memorial Award Party 2011
Peltz Memorial Award Party 2009
Seidler Scholarship Party 2008
Peltz Memorial Award Party 2008
Seidler Scholarship Party 2007
Peltz Memorial Award Party 2007
Seidler Scholarship Party 2006
Seidler Scholarship Party 2004
Seidler Scholarship Party 2003
Farewell Party for Joan Weiner and Mark Kaplan 2002
Seidler Scholarship Party 2001