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The Philosophy of "The Good Place"

   October 23, 2018

Dr. Robin James recently published "The Other Secret Twist: On the Political Philosophy of The Good Place" in the Los Angeles Review of Books. She argues that the NBC sitcom The Good Place, although it appears to stay at the level of Ethics 101, actually "shows us a...

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Dr. Robin James' Article in The Guardian

   July 9, 2018

Dr. Robin James recently published "Toned down for what? How 'chill' turned toxic" in the British newspaper The Guardian. James's article discusses the "replacement of the bombastic songs of the 00's" with what she calls "tame romanticism and...

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Dr. Andrea Pitts Awarded Fellowship

   April 30, 2018

The Philosophy Department congratulates Dr. Andrea Pitts for their receipt of a Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship. This fellowship is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and is administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. This award aims to support scholarly research in the humanities by assisting junior faculty with their research projects. Dr....

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