Students have also been admitted to


Boston University

Brown University

City University of New York Graduate Center

Cornell University

Duke University

Fordham University

Johns Hopkins University

London School of Economics

New York University

Northwestern University

Princeton University

Purdue University

Rice University

Rutgers University

Stanford University

Saint Louis University

State University of New York, Binghamton

State University of New York, Buffalo

University of Arizona

University of California, Davis

University of California, Irvine

University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Riverside

University of California, San Diego

University of Cincinnati

University of Connecticut

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

University of Miami

University of Minnesota

University of Missouri

University of Memphis

University of Nebraska

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

University of Rochester

University of Southern California

University of Texas at Austin

University of Toronto

University of Virginia

University of Washington, Seattle

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Vanderbilt University

Washington University

Placement of M.A. Graduates

The M.A. Program was launched in the fall of 2009. Of the first cohort, 9 out of 10 who applied to philosophy PhD programs were admitted, and we have managed to maintain that track record, more or less, ever since. The placement record, provided below, lists every student who has graduated from the Program. All placements are to philosophy PhD programs unless otherwise specified.

Cohort Year 

- Thesis Title (graduation year) 

- Placement 

 2013  The Dangers of Victimization (2015) Going into an alternative field
 2013  Moral Relativism, Consistency, and Condemnation (2015) Applying in the Fall
 2013  Burge’s Constancy and Representation in Sensory States (2015) University of Virginia
 2013  How Wishful Seeing is not like Wishful Thinking (2015) New York University
 2013  Gratitude Dependence and Agency  (2015) Applying in the Fall
 2013  Gradability and Representational  Accounts of Olfaction  (2015) Applying in the Fall
 2013  On Rule and Self-Rule: Understanding Power and Autonomy (2015)
University of California, San Diego
 2013  Against Bad Intentions As Independent Wrong-Making Features (2015)
University of Pennsylvania
 2013  The Costs of Calibration (2015) Applying in the Fall
 2013  The Cultivation of Compassion in Kant (2015)
Applying in the Fall




                                                                                              

 2012

The Sherlock Holmes Concept (2015)

Applying in the Fall

 2012

Object Apprehension and Inductive Thought: Towards a new account of the developmental origin of the object concept  (2015)

Applying in the Fall

 2012

Testimony as Telling (2014)

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

 2012

Resolve, Reconsideration and Self-Conception: Towards a Theory of Diachronic Agency (2014)

University of California, Los Angeles  (Political Theory. Ph.D)

 2012

Agency and Normativity: Toward an Alternative Paradigm (2014)

Washington University in St. Louis (Philosophy, Neuroscience, Psychology program)

 2012

On an Emotive Theory of Responsibility (2014)

Applying in Fall 2014

 2012

The Causal Role of Phenomenal Consciousness and Recognitional Dispositions in the Perceptual Belief Forming Process. (2014)

Going on in an alternative field

 2012

Toward a Socially-Constructed Justice: Hobbes and Hume (2014)

University of California, Riverside)

 2012

A Kantian Account of Trust (2014)

Applying in Fall 2014

 2012

Value Realism, Evolutionary Psychology, and the Happy Coincidence Thesis (2014)

University of Pennsylvania (JD/MBE)




                                                                                              

 2011

 What Explains Moral Disagreement? (2014)

Going into an alternative field

 2011

Value and Inquiry: Reconstructing Dewey's Cultural Instrumentalism (2013)

University of Notre Dame

 2011

Reporting v. Expressing: Bennett on the Gibardian Standoffs (2013)

University of California, Santa Barbara

 2011

The Weight of a Reason (2013)

University of California, San Diego

 2011

Phenomenological Experience and Personal Identity (2013)

City Universty of New York Graduate Center 

 2011

Moral Overridingness and Practical Deliberation (2013)

University of Colorado, Boulder

 2011

Self-consciousness and the Fundementals of Personhood (2013)

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

 2011

Testimony and Relative Truth (2013)

Policy and Research Assistant at the Family and Childcare Trust in London

 2011

Meaning in Consistency and Common Sense (2013)

Cornell University

 2011

Non-necessary Beings and the Nonexistent Proposition: A Critical Analysis of "Necessary Existents" (2013)

Went into business

 2011

Alternative Moral Languages: Porting Deflationism to Ethics (2013)

Going into an alternative field




                                                                                              

 2010

Causal Guidance: Making Room for Agents -(2012)

 Tulane University

 2010

Permanent, Because Necessary: Tense, Modality and Idioms of Quantification (2012)

University of California, Berkeley

 
-2010

Stemming Pragmatic Encroachment: -Against a Pragmatic Condition on -Knowledge (2012)

University of North Carolina   at.Chapel Hill


-2010

 

Deserting Equality: Why the Oppressed -Should Leave the Concept Behind (2012)

University of -Colorado at -Boulder  


-2010

Rethinking Hume v. Kant on Causation -(2012)

D. Phil-Oxford


-2010

Successful Assertion, Mutual Knowledge, -and Open Knowledge (2012)

Massachusetts Institute of -Technology


- 2010

Private Interests in a Public World: A Deweyian Reconstruction (2012)

Tulane    -University
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- 2010

Down the Road of Moral Disagreement -(2012)

Syracuse -University

 
- 2010

The Emotional Constitution of Ethics: A -Defense of Irreducible Emotions and Moral -Intuitions (2012)

Georgetown -University


- 2010

The Role of Empirical Considerations in the Categorical Imperative (2012)
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Georgetown -University

 


- 2010

A Treatment for Evil (2012)
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Returned to China


- 2010

Why I'm More Important Than You Are,  A -Case for Agent-Centered Prerogatives  -(2012)

Teaching




- 2010


On Using the Modularity of the Mind to -Explain Moral Cognition: An Argument -Against Moral Organs (2012)

Planning to enter the U.S. Foreign -Service


 


- 2009

Dodging the Darwinian Dilemma Via a Genuinely Realist Version of Value Naturalism (2011)

University of -Arizona


- 2009

Mixed Objects, Metaphysical Ordering,  and Ontological Dependence: An Appeal to -Dependence Pluralism (2011)

Indiana -University at -Bloomington


-2009

On Unicorns, British Detectives, and Armageddon Operas (2011)

University of -North Carolina   -at Chapel Hill


-2009

Realizing Functions?: An Argument from -Underdetermination (2011)

University of California, Los Angeles 


-2009

Justifying Falsehoods (2011)

Northwestern University


-2009

Reid on the Heterogeneity Thesis: A -Response to Molyneux's Problem (2011)

University of -Pittsburgh (Law -School)


-2009

Gratitude and Hume's Conventional -Morality (2011)

University of -Chicago (Political -Science. Ph.D)


-2009

Echoes of Hegel in Nietzsche's Zur -Genealogie der Moral: Discord as    -Structure, Error as Progress (2011)

Southern Illinois University Carbondale


-2009

Representing Tastes (2011)

  

University of British Columbia


-2009

Unity Lost and Found – Locke’s Substratum -as a Genuine Idea (2011)

Central European University


-2009

Trope Theory Naturalized (2011)

Applying to Law schools


-2009

Ontological Deflationism and the -Possibility of a Fundamental Language -(2013)

John Templeton Foundation-


-2009

Handle with Fear: The Death of Art and the Art of Death (2010)

State University -of New York, -Stonybrook


-2009

Facts About Fiction (2010)

Publishing field


-2009

The Extended Mind Revised and Broad Functionalism (2010)

Employment in -China


-2009

Imperialism and the Moral Concept of -Authority (2010)

Clerk for a -superior court -judge


-2009

Avoiding infinitely-many last words: The -pragmatic case for logical anti-realism -(2010)

Further education -in cognitive -neuro-psychology


-2009

Infinity and Innateness: Plato and Locke -on a Fundamental of Mathematical -Psychology (2010)

Law School in -Colorado