Callaway-Jones recently published an obituary for Dr. John J. McDermott: https://www.callawayjones.com/dr-john-mcdermott/ . The obituary includes details of a public reception for his friends, family and colleagues from 1.00-3.30pm Saturday October 13th at the “McDermott Library” (701 S. Dexter Drive), and of a memorial fund that has been established in his name. Texas A&M Today published an […]
Texas A&M Today published an article in tribute to the life and career of Dr. John J. McDermott, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, who passed away Sunday, Sept. 30th. The article is titled, “Philosophy Professor John J. McDermott Remembered as Conscience of Texas A&M, Top In His Field” and includes some of his most significant contributions […]
The Philosophy Department is sad to share the news of the death of Dr John J. McDermott, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Humanities at Texas A&M University. He will be much missed by our whole community. Here is a link to President Michael Young’s statement https://president.tamu.edu/messages/mourning-john-j-mcdermott.html More will be posted here soon.
Dr. Martin Peterson worked as the CO-PI on a successful NSF grant application with members of Psychology and the Law School at Texas A&M. The grant, in the amount of $371K, is titled “The Ethics of Diversity: Fortifying Ethical Infrastructure to Prevent and Address Sexual Harassment in STEM Research and Practice Settings.”
By Tommy Curry Published by: Rowman & Littlefield International, July 18, 2018 There exists a very rich, but largely untapped well of African American philosophical thought, in which many Black thinkers were debating the role philosophy played in racial advancement among themselves. One such work that demonstrates this vibrant tradition is William H. Ferris’s The African […]
Dr. José Bermúdez has been awarded an ACLS Fellowship this year. He is now one of 78 2018 ACLS Fellows that were chosen out of 1,150 applicants. “The 2018 ACLS Fellows hail from more than 50 colleges and universities,” said Matthew Goldfeder, director of fellowship programs at ACLS. “Fellows were selected for their potential to […]
By José Bermúdez Published by: MIT Press, February 23, 2018 These essays explore how the rich and sophisticated forms of self-consciousness with which we are most familiar — as philosophers, psychologists, and as ordinary, reflective individuals — depend on a complex underpinning that has been largely invisible to students of the self and self-consciousness. José […]