Ph.D. Placement Record

Previous Students

The following information concerns placement into Philosophy graduate programs only. A number of our graduates — including some of those listed — have pursued graduate and professional degrees in fields other than Philosophy.

Students who applied in multiple years are listed in their most recent year of application only. Previous results are given in brackets.

Application Year
Interests or Thesis Title
Accepted
2012-2013
Early Modern, Logic
University of California, San Diego
 
Epistemology, Early Modern
Princeton University
 
Moral Psychology, Early Modern
University of Missouri, Columbia
 
Ethics, Philosophy of Science
University of Oklahoma
 
Ethics, Political Philosophy
Bowling Green State University
 
Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind
University of Miami
 
Aesthetics, Logic
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Of the seven students who applied to PhD programs 2012-2013, all seven placed with full funding.  Other PhD Programs to which our students were admitted (w/Full Funding in 2013):  Fordham University, Johns Hopkins University, Northwestern University, Rice University, Texas A&M University, University of Arizona, University of Arkansas, University of Massachusetts, University of South Florida, University of North Carolina, University of Notre Dame, University of Wisconsin, University of Pennsylvania, University of South Carolina, University of Southern California, University of Washington
 
2011/2012 Political philosophy, ethics Georgetown
Philosophy of mind, cognitive science Washington University, St. Louis
Other schools at which students were accepted:  Missouri, Virginia, Rice, Ohio State
(Non-Philosophy Placements:  one student was accepted to and attended Harvard Law School.)
 
2010/2011
Epistemic Katharsis: The Purification of the Tripartite Soul in Plato's Phaedrus
King's College London
 
Medieval, Philosophical Theology
Fordham
(Non-Philosophy placements: one student was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship (Germany) and one student will be attending law school, with funding.)
 
2009/2010
Francis Bacon's Eclectic View of Matter in the De Principiis
Cornell
 
Does Contrastivism Solve the Skeptical Paradox?
Oklahoma
 
Mind, Language, Logic
Maryland
 
Mind
U. of Miami
 
Ethics
Rice
 
Free Will, Ethics, Science
Florida State
 
Metaphysics, Mind
Nebraska
 
Continental, Aesthetics, Ancient
--
 
Ethics
--

 

Other schools at which students were accepted:  UC Santa Barbara, Missouri, Illinois, Buffalo, Carnegie Mellon, Michigan, Toronto, Washington University, Western Ontario.
(Non-Philosophy placements: one student was admitted to law school; two students were admitted to PhD programs in Clinical Psychology; one student was admitted to a PhD program in Asian Studies.)

 

2008/2009
Medieval, Metaphysics
Toronto, 
 
Bioethics, Mind
U. of Miami
 
Ethics as an Empty House: The Intersection of Art and Place in Late Heidegger
Kentucky
 
Mind
British Columbia
 
Continental
Stony Brook 
 
G. Lakoff and M. Johnson's Theory of the Embodied Mind and its Philosophical Consequences
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Other schools at which students were accepted:  
Purdue, Fordham, Bowling Green, Fordham, Stony Brook, Maryland, Temple 

 

2007/2008
Bayesianism and the Epistemology of Science
Princeton
 
Simple-Substance Idealism and the De Volder Borrowed-Reality Argument in Leibniz
Rice
 
Information and Nonconceptual Content
Indiana
 
Ethics
--

 

Other schools at which students were accepted:  Cincinnati

 

2006/2007
Temkin's Torture over Transitivity
Purdue
 
Towards a Revisionist Just War Theory: An Account of Combatant Moral Responsibility
U. of Washington
 
Leibniz on Infinity and the Structure of Matter
Rice
 
Mind, Cognitive Science
Washington U.
 
Ethics, Political
Tulane
 
Ethics, Law
--
 
Logic
--

 

Other schools at which students were accepted:  UC Irvine, Cincinnati, Florida State

 

2005/2006
Feminist Epistemology, Naturalized Epistemology, and the Bias Paradox
UMass
 
Ethics, Political
Utah
 
Mind
Texas A&M
 
Ethics, Political
Buffalo (dual program in Philosophy and Law)
 
History of Philosophy, Aesthetics
--
 
The Useless Perfection of Pornography: Baudrillard's Critique of Sexual Reason
--

 

Other schools at which students were accepted:  Colorado, UConn

 

2004/2005
The Original Position, the Ideal Speech Situation, and Cake Cutting: Rawls and Habermas Respond to a Liberal Democratic Dilemma
Colorado
 
Continental
UC Riverside
 
Ancient
Nebraska
 
Metaphysics
Temple

 

 

2003/2004
Metaphysics, Philosophy of Science
Rutgers
 
Rethinking Abduction
Stanford
 
Mind
Cincinnati
 
Metaphysics, Mind
UC Irvine
 
Ethics, Political, Religion
--

 

The above information is, to the best of our knowledge, complete and accurate. However, if you suspect a mistake or omission, or if you have any questions, please e-mail Professor Christy Mag Uidhir, Graduate Placement Coordinator, at cmaguidhir@gmail.com.