News & Announcements

Graduate Teaching and Mentoring

Jerry Gaus wins the University of Arizona Graduate Teaching and Mentoring for 2015.  Jerry's influence has in fact been transformative at all levels of teaching.  We salute Jerry for over a decade... read more

Forum on Adaptable Systems at the Biosphere 2

In nature, adaptable strategies are incorporated into successful organisms through the relentless and value neutral process of natural selection. Delegates of the Forum will meet to address the... read more

Chapman and Tulane welcome two promising Arizona philosophers

Keith Hankins will spending a year as a Junior Research Fellow and the Leading Tutor for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Ormond College at the University of Melbourne, Australia after which... read more

Rational Choice and Moral Agency 2015

A revised edition of David Schmidtz's Rational Choice and Moral Agency is now available from Amazon as a Kindle book.


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Mario Villarreal-Diaz

Today we celebrate the hiring of Mario Villarreal-Diaz as our new Associate Director and Associate Professor. Mario received his PhD in Economics and Political Science from Claremont Graduate... read more

Special volume of SPP on education released

A new issue of Social Philosophy and Policy, accompanied by a book version of the essays with an added introduction, entitled Education: Ideals and Practices, edited by David... read more

Philosophy Rankings

Arizona has emerged once again from the Philosophical Gourmet rankings as #1 in the world in political philosophy.  

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Congratulations to David Schmidtz for receiving the Eugene G. Sander Faculty Fundraising Award!

The University of Arizona Foundation Board of Trustees recognizes each year one University of Arizona faculty member who has demonstrated a record of commitment and achievement in guiding the... read more

New Publications

The Center is delighted to announce a series of new and forthcoming publications by faculty and graduate students:

Sameer Bajaj, "On Hillel Steiner's 'A Liberal Theory of Exploitation",... read more

Karl & Stevie Eller

Our heartfelt thanks once again to Karl and Stevie Eller for their fourth major gift to the Arizona Center for the Philosophy of Freedom.