Andrea Scarantino, philosophy and neuroscience professor, has been selected to receive the 2017 Herbert A. Simon Award for Outstanding Research by the International Association for Computing and Philosophy (IACAP).
The Simon Award recognizes early career scholars whose research is expected to reshape debates at the nexus of computing and philosophy. The recipient is awarded… more »
Professor Andrew I. Cohen of the Philosophy Department at Georgia State University has received a two-year, $180,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to investigate moral injury in post-deployment soldiers.
Experts define moral injury as a disorientation and loss of trust in others or self caused by involvement in injustice or wrongdoing.… more »
The College of Arts and Sciences is proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Faculty Awards: Lindsey Cohen, professor of Psychology; Nicola Sharratt, assistant professor in Anthropology; Carmen Eilertson, senior lecturer in Biology; Kyle Frantz, professor of Neuroscience; Cassandra White, associate professor of Anthropology; Christy Visaggi, lecturer in Geosciences; Sarah Brosnan, associate professor of… more »
The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that four faculty members are among the recipients of this year’s Georgia State University faculty awards. The faculty members are: Andrew Altman of Philosophy, Toby Bolsen of Political Science, W. Crawford Elliott of Geosciences and Sandra Dwyer of Philosophy.
Alumni Distinguished Professor Award – Andrew… more »
Philosophy Professor Andrea Scarantino has been awarded the Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers to work on his project, “The Motivational Theory of Emotions,” at the University of Osnabrück’s Institute of Cognitive Science in Germany.
Scarantino’s interest in emotions was sparked by his dissatisfaction with existing theories’ understanding of emotions primarily as feelings or evaluations. The… more »
On April 26, Nicole Vincent will be speaking at the TEDxSydney event live from the Sydney Opera House.
Vincent, an Australian philosopher and neuro-ethicist, is both an associate professor with Georgia State University’s Department of Philosophy and research project leader at Technische Universiteit Delft in the Netherlands.
Her lecture, “The impact of cognitive enhancement on… more »
When he’s not reading for class or loading UPS trucks for work, Philosophy major Jim Nichols is thinking of ways to improve America’s political climate. As it turns out, some pretty important people think he’s pretty smart: his essay has just won the student writing contest hosted by The Nation, one of the longest-running political… more »