News & Announcements

John Stuart Mill Chair

Dave Schmidtz has taken up residence for the fall semester in Hamburg, where he is finishing a book on markets in education.

Welcome Taylor Davidson!
The Center is pleased to welcome the newest addition to our staff, Program Manager for Outreach, Taylor Davidson.
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J Brennan!

We're delighted to report that Jason Brennan (UA alumnus, Schmidtz advisee, and now faculty at Georgetown) and his colleague and co-author Peter Jaworski just had an article accepted by Ethics... read more

Hannah Tierney and Chad Van Schoelandt Named Overall Outstanding Graduate Students

The 2014 William H. Fink Prize for the Overall Outstanding Graduate Student has been awarded to Freedom Center graduate students Hannah Tierney and Chad Van Schoelandt.  Congratulations, Hannah... read more

Cara Nine Awarded APA 2013 Book Prize

Arizona Philosophy alumnus and David Schmidtz student Cara Nine, now Lecturer at University College Cork, has been awarded the... read more

Greg Robson Publishes Paper in Hobbes Studies

Greg Robson's paper, "Two Psychological Defenses of Hobbes’s Claim Against the Fool", is forthcoming in Hobbes Studies.

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Cheshire Calhoun Elected APA Board Chair
Research Professor Cheshire Calhoun has been elected to a three-year term as chair of the American Philosophical Association's board of... read more
McGuire Center Named Innovator of the Year
The McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship, of which Freedom Center associate Robert Lusch is executive director, was recently named Innovator of the Year in academia at the Governor’s Celebration... read more
Hannah Tierney Publishes Two New Papers

Hannah Tierney has published a new paper in Philosophical Studies.

Dan Russell Reflects on Happiness for Downtown Lecture Series

We all agree that happiness is something we want, even if there has never been much agreement about what makes us happy. But as Dan Russell explains, there has also been an important shift... read more