Jeffrie G. Murphy, Regents Professor of Law, Philosophy and Religious Studies at Arizona State University (ASU), has died. (more…)
Devon Belcher, who until recently was associate professor of philosophy at Oglethorpe University, has died.
Economist and philosopher Philippe Mongin died last month. (more…)
Andrea Tschemplik, associate professor of philosophy at American University, died last month. (more…)
Karen J. Warren, emeritus professor of philosophy at Macalester College, has died. (more…)
Gerald (Jerry) Gaus, professor of philosophy at the University of Arizona, has died. (more…)
John Alfred Reuscher, known to many as Jay Reuscher, professor emeritus of philosophy at Georgetown University, died last month owing to complications from COVID-19. (more…)
Eugene “Gene” Thomas Long III, distinguished professor emeritus of philosophy at the University of South Carolina, has died. (more…)
Roger Scruton, a philosopher who for many years taught at Birkbeck College, London, held various other academic appointments, wrote extensively for the public, and who was knighted in 2016 for “services to philosophy, teaching and public education”, has died. (more…)
Stephen F. Barker, professor emeritus of philosophy at Johns Hopkins University, has died. (more…)
Michael (“Mic”) Detlefsen, the McMahon-Hank Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, has died. (more…)
Rom Harré, a wide-ranging thinker whose academic career included over 30 years as part of the philosophy faculty at Oxford University, followed by over 20 as part of the psychology faculty at Georgetown University, and a great many visiting appointments around the world, has died.
While outsiders appear reluctant to challenge leadership within a field when the star is alive, the loss of a luminary provides an opportunity for fields to evolve in new directions that advance the frontier of knowledge. (more…)