Philosophers Among New American Academy of Arts & Sciences Fellows


The American Academy of Arts & Sciences has announced its newly elected members, and a number of philosophers are among them.

In today’s announcement, David Oxtoby, president of the Academy, said:

We honor these artists, scholars, scientists, and leaders in the public, non-profit, and private sectors for their accomplishments and for the curiosity, creativity, and courage required to reach new heights. We invite these exceptional individuals to join in the Academy’s work to address serious challenges and advance the common good.

Seven philosophers were selected:

You can see the complete list of new fellows here. All of the Academy’s philosophy fellows are listed here.

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Sam Filby
Sam Filby
1 month ago

Just to note the typo: it should be “Cora Diamond” rather than “Diamon.”

Brad
1 month ago

Congratulations to all! I was a colleague of Catherine Wilson at UBC, briefly, years ago. Not only is she a great scholar, but a decent person, as well. It was a pleasure to work with her.

Eva Kittay
Eva Kittay
28 days ago

Very proud to be in their company

John Fischer
John Fischer
Reply to  Eva Kittay
28 days ago

Me too.