Recent Dissertations and Placements


Qiong Wu
Anti-realist Approaches to Modality
Daniel Nolan



Joshua Barthuly
Modal Skepticism and its Applications
Michael Rea
Placement: non-academic

Haley Dutmer
Teaching With and For Virtue
Meghan Sullivan
Placement: Culver Academies

Mark Puestohl
Essays on the Explanatory Foundation of Vagueness
Daniel Nolan
Placement: non-academic

Yu Qiu
Aquinas on the Order of Love.
Therese Cory
Placement: Peking University, postdoc

Rachel Rupprecht
The Argument from Moral Disagreement
Ted Warfield
Placement: Georgia Highlands College, Instructional Designer

Kevin Scott
A Foundational Theory for Neo-Aristotelian Virtue Ethics
James Sterba

Oliver Tradi
Practicality, Inquiry, Epistemology: A Pretty Picture
Blake Roeber
Placement: Princeton University, postdoc

Bokai Yao
"Set Theory with Urelements" 
Joel David Hamkins and Daniel Nolan
Placement: Peking University, tenure track



Char Brecevic (HPS)
The Rightful Place of Science: Science, Values, and Democracy 
Don Howard and Heather Douglas
Placement: Seattle University,  tenure-track 

Jordan Lavender
"The Subjective Turn: The Metaphysics of Experience in the Fourteenth Century"
Stephen Dumont
Placement: Texas A&M, tenure track

Fr. Philip Neri Reese, O.P.
Thomas Aquinas and the Demonstrative Character of Metaphysics
Therese Cory
Placement: Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum), tenure-track

Kevin Schieman
In View of Ourselves: On the Benefits of Nueroscientific Explanation in Machine Ethics
Don Howard
Placement: U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Assistant Professor

Stella Jiayue Zhu
Artifact and Social Intention: a Consideration in Three Parts
Christopher Shields
Placement: St. John’s, Annapolis, tenure-track



Trevor Anderson
Socrates, Knower
Sean Kelsey
Placement: pursuing further graduate education

Matteo Bianchetti
Geometric representations in mathematical problem-solving. Intuition and creativity
Curtis Franks
Placement: non-academic

Kay Malte Bischof
Engaging Spinoza and Spinozism
Sam Newlands

Reid Comstock
Aristotle's Ethikoi Logoi: On the Pedagogical Purpose of the Ethical Treatises
Sean Kelsey
Placement: University of Texas at Austin, Lecturer

John Hanson (HPS)
Descartes on Representation, Presentation, and the Real Natures."
Sam Newlands
Placement: Non-academic

Ross Jensen
Love and the Politics of Place
Meghan Sullivan
Placement: non-academic

Jongsuh Lee
Computation in Aristotle's Syllogistic
Christopher Shields
Placement: pursuing further graduate education

Fr. John Peck
Powered-Up: Substantial Unity and Upward Determination
Christopher Shields
Placement: St. Louis University, tenure-track

Sebastian Murgueitio Ramirez (HPS)
On the Empirical Significance of Physical Symmetries
Nicolas Teh
Placement: Purdue University, tenure-track

Evan Schultz
Socrates on Self-Knowledge
Sean Kelsey

Emily Spencer
In Defense Of Our Better Angels: On Empathy’s Role in Ethics
Paul Weithman
Placement: non-academic



Corey Dethier
From Variance to Convergence: Robustness and Epistemology of Science
Anjan Chakravartty and Curtis Franks
Placement: Leibniz University, 3.5-year post-doc

Jamee Elder (HPS)
The Epistemology of Gravitational Wave Astrophysics
Don Howard
Placement: Tufts University, Assistant Professor

Jude Galbraith (HPS)
Researcher Responsibilities in Climate Engineering: Values, Ethics, and Environmentally Disruptive Technology Innovation
Don Howard
Placement: Texas A&M International University, teaching faculty

Geoffrey Hall
The Algebraic Structure of Propositions
Daniel Nolan and Jeff Speaks
Placement: non-academic

Ellen Lehet
The Explanatory Value of Category Theory 
Curtis Franks
Placement: non-academic

Benjamin Middleton
A New Solution to the Curry Paradox
Tim Bays
Placement: non-academic

Paul Trần-Hoàng
Model-Theoretic Approaches to Theoretical Equivalence and Reduction
Tim Bays, Curtis Franks
Placement: Visiting Assistant Professor, Vassar College



Graham Clay
Hume on Knowledge
Sam Newlands
Placement: University of North Carolina, 3-year postdoc

Tobias Flattery
A Leibnizian Package Deal: Essentialism, Causal Independence, and Existential Independence
Samuel Newlands
Placement: Wake Forest University, Assistant Teaching Professor

Jack Himelright
An Austere Nominalist Strategy for Paraphrasing Away Properties and Relations
Peter van Inwagen
Placement: Kansas State University, visiting assistant professor

Liz Jackson
Belief and Credence: A Defense of Dualism
Robert Audi and Ted Warfield
Placement: St. Louis University, tenure track

Ting Cho Lau
The Reasons Management Framework
Meghan Sullivan
Placement: Wagner College, teaching professor 

Samuel Murray
Vigilance: Self-Control for Planner
Robert Audi and Ted Warfield
Placement: Duke University, Post Doctoral Associate, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience 

Fr. Raphael Mary O.P. Salzillo
A Soul as a Part in Aquinas
Christopher Shields
Placement: University St. Thomas Houston, tenure track 

Jesse Schupack
The Socratic Foundations of Platonic Justice
Sean Kelsey
Placement: University of Michigan Law School

Jer Steeger
Quantum Probabilism: New Foundations for Subjective Quantum Probabilities
Nicholas Teh
Placement: University of Washington, Research Associate, "The Role of the Classical Limit and Symmetries in Constructing Quantum Theories." 



Paul Blaschko
Intending to Believe: An Essay on Doxastic Agency and the Voluntarist Foundations of Epistemic Normativity"
Robert Audi
Placement: University of Notre Dame, Assistant Teaching Professor; Director, Sheedy Family Program in Economy, Enterprise, and Society

Callie Phillips
Metaphysics Without Naturalness
Michael Rea
Placement: Washington State University, teaching professor

William Smith
Legitimizing Medical Practice
Robert Audi
Initial Placement: Emory University, Medical Student
Current Placement: University of Pennsylvania, medical residency  

Aaron Wells
Reason and Reality in Kant
Karl Ameriks
Current Placement: University of Paderborn, multi-year postdoc 



Javier Lanao Camara
Lawless Possibilities: A Powers Account of Natural Modality
Anjan Chakravartty
Placement:  Universidad Nacional de Quilmes (Buenos Aires), 2-year postdoc

Nevin Climenhaga
Knowledge and Certainty 
Robert Audi
Initial Placement: University of Notre Dame, Managing Editor of Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Current Placement: Australian Catholic University, permanent faculty

Rebecca Chan
Making Metaphysics Matter: Essay on Reasons and Persons
Michael Rea
Placement: San Jose State University, tenure-track 

Justin Christy
Aspects of Visual Awareness
Jeff Speaks, Fritz Warfield
Current Placement: Philosophy as a Way of Life Project, Program Coordinator (3-year); Assistant Teaching Professor

Dustin Crummett
Committing to Equality: Essays on Distributive Justice, Community, and Economics
Paul Weithman
Placement: two-year, postdoctoral researcher position at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (Animal Rights Project)

Ryan Hammond
Living Without Desire
David Solomon
Placement: non-academic

Kate Finley
Perception, Cognition, and Prediction
Fritz Warfield
Placement: Hope College, Assistant Professor (tenure-track)

Michael Longenecker
The Contingently Non-Concrete Uses and Nature"
Peter van Inwagen
Placement: Wuhan University, China, 2-year post-doc

Malcolm McCollum
Hobbes on Political Union and Authorization
Paul Weithman
Placement: New York University, Law Student

Mousa Mohammadian
Theoretical Virtues in Science and Metaphysics
Anjan Chakravartty 
Placement: American University of Beirut, tenure-track

David Pattillo
Reference and Ontology: How Can We Refer to Abstract Objects?
Peter van Inwagen
Placement: non-academic

Michael Rauschenbach
Spinoza's Isolationism"
Sam Newlands
Placement:Duke University, Psychiatry department

Benjamin Rossi
Internalism about Practical Reasons
Fritz Warfield
Initial Placement: Miami University, OH, Visiting Assistant Professor
Current Placement: Duke Law School

Margaret Schmitt 
On the Activity of Theoretical and Practical Reason
Jeff Speaks

Jeff Snapper
Ontological Commitment, Paraphrase, and Nihilism 
Michael Rea

Monica Solomon
On Isaac Newton's Concept of Mathematical Force
Katherine Brading
Initial Placement:  University of Southern California Society of Fellows in the Humanities, with an affiliation to the USC School of Philosophy, 2-year post-doc fellow
Current Placement: Bilkent University, Assistant Professor

David Squires
A Defense of Aristotle's Constituent Ontology
Sean Kelsey and Christopher Shields
Initial Placement: University of Notre Dame, Center for Ethics and Culture (post-doc)
Current Placement: University of St. Thomas Houston, Assistant Professor



Dimitris Apostolopoulos
Logos and Phenomenon: A Reappraisal of Merleau-Ponty's Philosophy of Language
Stephen Watson and Gary Gutting
Placement: Loyola University Chicago, tenure-track

Andrew Brenner
A Defense of Mereological Nihilism
Peter van Inwagen
Initial Placement: University of Gothenburg, 18-month post-doc
Current Placement: Hong Kong Baptist University, tenure-track

Peter Finocchiaro
Structuring Metaphysical Disputes: A Foray into Meta-Ideology
Michael Rea
Current Placement: Wuhan University, China, assistant professor

Patrick Gamez
Foucault against Ethics: Subjectivity and Critique after Humanism
Stephen Watson and Gary Gutting
Initial Placement: Missouri S&T, tenure-track
Current Placement: Notre Dame, Director of the Reilly Center Dual Degree Program 

Jordan Rodgers
Nietzsche and the Task of Philosophy
Karl Ameriks
Current Placement: Notre Dame Office for Postdoctoral Affairs

Alexander Stern
Fallen Language: Benjamin and Wittgenstein on the Aesthetics of Meaning
Fred Rush
Initial Placement: Goethe University, Frankfurt, 1-year post-doc 
Current Placement: Features Editor at Commonweal

Jeffrey Tolly
Reliabilism and the Generality Problem
Ted Warfield
Initial Placement: University of Indianapolis, 2-year visiting
Current Placement: Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study, Assistant Director (continuing)



Michael Deem
Norms and Nature: Engagements between Ethical Theory and the Biological Sciences
Robert Audi, Grant Ramsey
Initial Placement:  Pediatric Ethics and Genomics Fellowship, Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics (1-year) (F15) and Indiana State University, tenure-track
Current Placement: Center for Bioethics and Health Law & Department of Human Genetics, University of Pittsburgh, Associate Professor

Naomi Fisher
Kant, Schelling, and a New Philosophy of Nature
Karl Ameriks, Fred Rush
Initial Placement: Clark University, tenure-track 
Current Placement: Loyola University Chicago, Assistant Professor 

Robert Gustin
Kant’s Argument for the Transcendental Ideality of Time
Karl Ameriks
Initial Placement: non-academic
Current Placement: non-academic

Scott Hagaman
Content and Justification: Prospects for Epistemological Rationalism
Robert Audi

Andrew Helms
Duns Scotus on Common Natures and "Carving at the Joints" of Reality
Richard Cross
Initial Placement: University of Texas at San Antonio, 1-year post-doc
Current Placement: University of Texas at San Antonio, Lecturer II

Daniel Immerman
Now That’s a No-Know! The Best Argument for External World Skepticism
Ted Warfield
Initial Placement: Notre Dame, Arts and Letters Post-doc
Current Placement: non-academic

Ryan Kemp
On the Possibility of Radical Ethical Transformation: med stadigt Hensyn til Kierkegaard
Fred Rush
Placement: Wheaton College, Assistant Professor

Allison Murphy
Living Well with Others: Aristotle on Friendship
David O'Connor
Initial Placement: Carleton College, Visiting Assistant Professor
Current Placement: Carleton College, tenure-track

Anne Peterson
Hylomorphism in Aristotle’s Metaphysics: Constituent Ontology without Derivitave Diversification
Michael Loux
Placement: University of Utah, Assistant Professor

Amy Seymour
Presentism, Propositions, and Persons: A Systematic Case for All-Falsism
Michael Rea
Placement: Fordham University, Assistant Professor

Daniel Sportiello
The Primacy of the Practical in the History of Philosophy
David Solomon
Initial Placement: Santa Clara University, renewable visiting
Current Placement: University of Mary, Assistant Professor



Beau Branson
The Logical Problem of the Trinity
Richard Cross
Initial Placement: Non-academic
Current Placement: Brescia University, Assistant Professor

Manuela Fernandez-Pinto
Learning from Ignorance: Agnotology’s Challenge to Philosophy of Science
Janet Kourany
Initial Placement: University of Helsinki, 3-year post-doc
Current Placement: Universidad de los Andes, Columbia, Associate Professor

Amelia Hicks
Moral Particularism: The Nonexistence of Moral Principles and the Nature of Proper Moral Deliberation 
Michael DePaul
Initial Placement: Kansas State University, Visiting 
Current Placement: Kansas State University, Assistant Professor

Matthew Lee
Belief, Doubt, and Confidence: A Threshold Account
Robert Audi, Michael DePaul
Initial Placement: Berry College, tenure-track
Current Placement:  Berry College, Assistant Professor

Charles Pence 
Chance in Evolutionary Theory: Fitness, Selection, and Genetic Drift in Philosophical Perspective
Grant Ramsey
Initial Placement: Louisiana State University, tenure-track
Current Placement:  Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium, Lecturer

Bradley Rettler
Grounding Truthmaking
Michael Rea
Initial Placement: Baylor University, 3-year research post-doc
Current Placement: University of Wyoming, Assistant Professor



Natalia Baeza 
Contradiction, Critique, and Dialectic in Adorno
Fred Rush
Initial Placement: University of Florence, Italy, post-doc fellow
Current Placement: non-academic

Kenneth Boyce 
Towards a Fictionalist Nominalism
Michael Rea
Placement: University of Missouri, Assistant Professor

Isaac Choi
Expertise: Its Nature and Appraisal
Ted Warfield
Initial Placement: University of Oxford, post-doc Research Fellow
Current Placement: George Fox University, Assistant Professor, Honors Faculty Fellow

Eric Hagedorn
The Language of Scientia: Ocham’s Mental Language as the Subject Matter of Aristotelian Science
Richard Cross
Initial Placement: St. Norbert’s Teaching Fellow, 3-year renewable
Current Placement: St. Norbert’s Teaching Fellow, Assistant Professor

Graham Leach-Krouse
Conceptions of Absolute Provability 
Tim Bays, Mic Detlefsen, Paul Larson
Placement: Kansas State, Associate Professor

Aaron Segal 
Hume-Inspired Metaphysics
Alvin Plantinga, Peter van Inwagen
Initial Placement: Yeshiva University, tenure-track
Current Placement: Hebrew University of Jerusalem, permanent faculty

Alexander Skiles 
Getting Grounded: Essays in the Metaphysics of Fundamentality
Michael Rea
Initial Placement: University of Geneva, Switzerland, postdoc
Current Placement: Assistant Teaching Professor and Assistant Undergraduate Director, Department of Philosophy, Rutgers University

Joshua Tepley 
Being in Heidegger’s Being and Time
Gary Gutting
Initial Placement: Saint Anselm College, visiting  
Current Placement: Saint Anselm College, Assistant Professor



Alex Arnold 
An Essay on Evidence
Ted Warfield
Initial Placement: Templeton Foundation, non-academic
Current Placement: Templeton Foundation, Senior Program Officer

Andrew Bailey
Person and Animal
Alvin Plantinga, Michael Rea
Initial Placement: Notre Dame, Arts and Letters Postdoc 
Current Placement: Yale-NUS College (Singapore), Associate Professor

Karen Chan 
The Conclusion to the Practical Syllogism: A Comparison of the Aristotelian-Thomistic and Contemporary Analytic Traditions
David Solomon
Initial Placement: St. Patrick's Seminary & University, regular faculty
Current Placement: St. Patrick's Seminary, Associate Professor, Academic Dean

Daniel Hicks
Scientific Practices and their Social Context
Don Howard
Initial Placement: Notre Dame Arts and Letters Post-doc
Current Placement: UC Merced, tenure track

Lorraine Juliano Keller
Whence Structured Propositions
Marian David
Placement: Niagara University, adjunct professor

Richard Kim
The Nature of Well-Being: Towards a Defense of Aristotelian Perfectionism
David Solomon
Initial Placement: City University of Hong Kong, 5 yr. Post-doc
Current Placement:  Loyola University Chicago, tenure-track

Lee Mayo
Simulation and Replication: How Digital Computer Simulations Serve as Scientific Experiments
Don Howard
Initial Placement: N/A
Current Placement: Lipscomb University, Visiting Assistant Professor

Thomas Mulherin
The Antinomy of Musical Meaning
Fred Rush
Initial Placement: Georgetown, 1-year visiting
Current Placement: Georgetown, adjunct

Bryan Pilkington
The Problem of Human Dignity 
David Solomon
Initial Placement: University of Notre Dame, teaching Post-doc
Current Placement: Fordham University, Director of Academic Programs, Center for Ethics Education

Christopher Porter
Mathematical and Philosophical Perspectives on Algorithmic Randomness
Michael Detlefsen, Curtis Franks, Peter Cholak
Initial Placement: National Science Foundation International Research, Postdoctoral Fellow
Current Placement: Drake University, Assistant Professor

Luke Potter
The Incarnate Word: Philosophical Essays on the Christian Doctrine of Scripture
Mike Rea
Initial Placement: University of Notre Dame, Center for Philosophy of Religion
Current Placement: non-academic

Jennifer Rodriguez
The Ethics of War and Peace: From Pacifism to Crusade and In Between
David Solomon
Initial Placement: Notre Dame, adjunct asst. professor
Current Placement: Notre Dame, adjunct asst. professor

Iulian Toader
Objectivity Sans Intelligibility: Hermann Weyl’s Symbolic Constructivism
Michael Detlefsen, Don Howard
Initial Placement: Marie Curie Int'l Research fellowship, 3 yrs at U of Bucharest, Romania
Current Placement: University of Salzburg, Lise Meitner Senior Scholar



James Barham
Teleological Realism in Biology
Philip Sloan
Initial Placement: non-academic
Current Placement: non-academic

Brian Boeninger
Partial Freedom and Degrees of Moral Responsibility: The Metaphysics of Influence and Libertarianism
Thomas Flint
Initial Placement: Providence College, Visiting
Current Placement: non-academic

Clair Brown
Supererogation for a Virtue Ethicist
W. David Solomon
Initial Placement:  Bridgewater State College, tenure-track
Current Placement: Asbury University, Associate Professor 

Elise Crull
Quantum Decoherence and Interlevel Relations
Don Howard
Initial Placement: St. Andrew’s University, 3-year post-doc
Current Placement: City College, CUNY, Assistant Professor

Buket Korkut-Raptis
The Narrative Nature of Ethical Discourse
David Solomon
Initial Placement: Notre Dame, post-doc, 1-year
Current Placement: Muğla University (Turkey), Associate Professor

Jason Miller
Subjectivity in Hegel’s Aesthetics
Karl Ameriks, Fred Rush
Initial Placement: Rice University, visiting
Current Placement: Warren-Wilson College, Professor, Department Chair

Dolores Griffin Morris
Physical Dualism and the Mind-Body Problem
Alvin Plantinga
Initial Placement: University of South Florida, visiting
Current Placement: University of South Florida, Instructor

Angela Smith
Prolegomena to a Kantian Theory of Moral Judgment
Karl Ameriks
Initial Placement: Mount Saint Mary’s University, Adjunct and tenure-track
Current Placement: Florida State University, Adjunct

Bradley Thames
History, Contingency, and Virtue
W. David Solomon
Initial Placement: Notre Dame, post-doc, 1 year
Current Placement: Ashford University (MN), Assistant Professor

Holly VandeWall
Philosophical Assumptions in U.S. Environmental and Public Health Policy: A Case Study of the Clean Water Act
Vaughn McKim
Initial Placement: Boston College, visiting
Current Placement: Boston College, Assistant Professor of the Practice

Sean Walsh
Arithmetical Knowledge and Arithmetical Definability: Four Studies
Michael Detlefsen, Peter Cholak
Initial Placement: Birkbeck, University of London, three-year post-doc
Current Placement: UCLA, Associate Professor

Peter Wicks
Everything is What It Is: Ethical Theory and the Language of Judgment
David Solomon
Initial Placement: Princeton, post-doc
Current Placement: Elm Institute, Director, Program in Ethics, Finance, and Economics; Research Fellow



DiQuattro, David
Learning to Speak: A Prelude to an Augustinian Conception of Practical Reason
Michael DePaul, Megan Halteman-Zwart
Initial Placement: Grove City College, tenure track 
Current Placement: Stetson University, adjunct

Megan Halteman-Zwart
What Simple Description....Can Never Grasp: Heidegger and the Plato of Myth
Stephen Watson
Initial Placement: St. Mary’s College (IN), visiting
Current Placement: St. Mary’s College (IN), Assistant Professor

Keller, John
Telling the Whole Truth: The Role of Paraphrase in Philosophical Inquiry
Peter van Inwagen
Initial Placement: Niagara University, tenure-track
Current Placement: Niagara University, Associate Professor

Rasmussen, Joshua
What Propositions Correspond To And how They Do It
Peter van Inwagen
Initial Placement: Notre Dame, 2 year Sorin Post-doc
Current Placement: Asuza Pacific University, Associate Professor

Reed, Philip
The Virtue of Vanity in Hume’s Moral Theory
David Solomon
Initial Placement: Canisius College, tenure-track
Current Placement: Canisius College, Associate Professor

Rosato, Jennifer
Opening Oneself to an Other: Sarte’s and Levinas’ Phenomenological Ethics
Gary Gutting
Initial Placement: St. Thomas University (MN), tenure-track
Current Placement: St. Johns Seminary, Camarillo, adjunct

Watkins, Brian
Good Taste: Pleasure and Practice in Kant’s Critique of Aesthetic Judgment
Karl Ameriks, Anja Jauernig
Initial Placement: Duke University, Writing Program, 3-year visiting
Current Placement: non-academic



Baldwin, Jason
A Social Requirement Theory of Moral Obligation
Michael DePaul
Initial Placement: non-academic
Current Placement: non-academic

Frost, Gloria
Thomas Aquinas on Necessary Truths about Contingent Beings
Alfred Freddoso
Initial Placement: University of St. Thomas (MN), tenure-track
Current Placement: University of St. Thomas (MN), Associate Professor

Garcia, Robert
Nominalist Contituent Ontologies: A Development and Critique
Michael Loux
Initial Placement: Texas A&M University, tenure-track
Current Placement: Texas A&M University, Associate Professor

Hain, Raymond
Practically Virtuous: Instrumental Practical Reasoning and the Virtues
Ralph McInerny and David Solomon
Initial Placement: Catholic University of America, 1-year visiting
Current Placement: Providence College, Associate Professor

Jech, Alexander
Wholehearted Love: An Augustinian Reconstruction of Frankfurt
David O'Connor
Initial Placement: University of Virginia, post-doc, 2 years
Current Placement: University of Notre Dame, Assistant Professional Specialist, Director of Undergraduate Studies

King, Nathan
The Epistemology of Disagreement: Puzzles, Solutions, and Applications
Ted Warfield and Robert Audi
Initial Placement: Notre Dame, Sorin Post-doc, 2 years
Current Placement: Whitworth University, Associate Professor

Mihut, Cristian
Diachronic Agency and Narrative Understanding
David Solomon
Initial Placement: Bethel College (IN), tenure-track
Current Placement: Bethel College (IN), Associate Professor

Zepeda, Joseph
The Problem of the Vacuum in the Rationalist Tradition
Karl Ameriks, Anja Jauernig
Initial Placement: St. Mary’s (CA), tenure-track
Current Placement: St. Mary’s (CA), Assistant Professor 



Fogel, Brandon
Epistemolgy of a Theory of Everything: Weyl, Einstiein, and the Unification of Physics
Don Howard
Initial Placement: University of Chicago, Harper Fellow, 4 year post-doc
Current Placement: University of Chicago, Assistant Professor

Jensen, Jennifer
The Grounding Objection to Molinism
Thomas Flint
Initial Placement: University of Notre Dame, Adjunct 
Current Placement: University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Senior Instructor

Khawaja, Irfan
Foundationalism and the Foundations of Ethics
David Solomon
Initial Placement: Felician College, adjunct 
Current Placement: Felician College, Assistant Professor

Morris, Michael
The Unity of Identity and Difference as the Ontological Basis of Hegel’s Social and Political Philosophy
Karl Ameriks
Initial Placement: Friedrich-Schiller University Jena, post-doc
Current Placement: University of Southern Florida, Associate Professor

Pitts, James Brian
General Covariance, Artifcial Gauge Freedom, and Empirical Equivalence
Don Howard
Initial Placement: Notre Dame, Sorin Post-doc, 2-year
Current Placement: University of Cambridge, Senior Research Associate



Green, Jeffrey
Work for a New Theory of Modality
Michael Rea, Peter van Inwagen
Initial Placement: Wheaton College, visiting
Current Placement: Houston Baptist University, Associate Professor, Dean

McKaughan, Daniel
Toward a Richer Vocabulary for Epistemic Attitudes: Mapping the Landscape of Cognitive Attitudes
Don Howard
Initial Placement: Notre Dame, 2-year Sorin Post-doc
Current Placement: Boston College, Associate Professor

Walsh, Sean
Modern Moral Theory and the Indeterminacy Objection to Aristotelian Virtue Ethics
Karl Ameriks and David Solomon
Initial Placement: University of Minnesota, Duluth, tenure-track
Current Placement: University of Minnesota, Duluth, Associate Professor



Biddle, Justin
Socializing Science: On the Epitemic Sginificance of the Institutional Context of Science
Don Howard
Initial Placement: Bielefeld University, post-doc
Current Placement: Georgia Tech School of Public Policy, Associate Professor

Botham, Thad
Rendering Free Will Intelligible: A Defense of Agent-Causation
Thomas Flint and Alvin Plantinga
Initial Placement: Valparaiso University, Visiting Professor
Current Placement: Arizona State University, Instructor

Coffman, Eldon Franklin Jr.
An Essay on the Logic of Warrant
Alvin Plantinga and Ted Warfield
Initial Placement: University of Notre Dame, post-doc
Current Placement: University of Tennessee, Professor

Green, Christopher
The Epistemic Parity of Testimony, Memory, and Perception
Michael DePaul and Alvin Plantinga
Initial Placement: University of Mississippi, tenure-track
Current Placement: University of Mississippi, Professor

Huff, Benjamin
Friendship and the Shared Life of Virtue
David O'Connor
Initial Placement: Randolph-Macon College, tenure-track
Current Placement: Randolph-Macon College, tenured

Jensen, Mark Nathan
A Theory of Civil Society
Paul Weithman
Initial Placement: Hope College, 2-year visiting
Current Placement: United States Air Force Academy, Associate Professor 

Kennedy, Matthew John
Second Naivete: Essays on the Structure of Experience
Michael Loux and Leopold Stubenberg
Initial Placement: University of Nottingham, tenure-track
Current Placement: non-academic

Ostaric, Lara
Between Insight and Judgment: Kant’s Conception of Genius and its Fate in German Idealism
Karl Ameriks
Initial Placement: Saint Michael’s College (Vermont) tenure-track
Current Placement: Temple University, Associate Professor

Shrader, Warren
The Metaphysics of Ontological Emergence
Alvin Plantinga and Ted Warfield
Initial Placement:  Indiana University South Bend tenure-track
Current Placement: Indiana University South Bend, Associate Professor



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