A. John Simmons discussed his new book, Boundaries of Authority, on the New Books in Philosophy podcast. The podcast is available here:
Ian McCready-Flora, a specialist in Ancient Greek Philosophy, joins the department this fall as Assistant Professor.
McCready-Flora specializes in Ancient Greek Philosophy and has substantial side interests in contemporary Aesthetics, Epistemology and Applied Ethics. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, and was previously Assistant Professor at Saint Louis University.
Cora Diamond gave the third annual Georg Henrik von Wright lecture in Helsinki on May 18. There is a link to a video of the lecture, plus an explanation of the lecture series, here:
There was a conference on Cora's work, "Morality in a Realistic Spirit", at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia, in July.
2015. "Protagoras and Plato in Aristotle: Rereading the Measure Doctrine." Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 49: 71-129.
2014. "Aristotle’s Cognitive Science: Belief, Affect and Rationality." Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 89: 394-435.
2013. “Aristotle and the Normativity of Belief.” Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 44:67-98.