As USC Dornsife’s newly appointed associate dean for science and health, USC alumna Erin Quinn has a far-reaching vision to…
The USC Dornsife alumnus was dean of the USC Marshall School of Business for a decade, then became a forward-looking banker.
Students from USC Dornsife’s Spatial Sciences Institute (SSI) launch an aerial camera attached to a helium-filled weather…
Remo Rohs, assistant professor of computational biology at USC Dornsife, publishes three award-winning papers, one named a…
USC Dornsife’s Jacques Hymans has won the 2014 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order for his book about nuclear ambitions.
The USC Dana and Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences has recruited leading senior philosophers Ralph Wedgwood and Gabriel Uzquiano-Cruz of the University of Oxford as well as a very promising newcomer, Karen Lewis… more>
From the possibility of time travel to the theory of knowledge, USC Dornsife Professor of Philosophy James Van Cleve has devoted his more than 30-year career to exploring the most puzzling questions of the universe. On… more>
James Higginbotham, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Linguistics, has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the world’s most prestigious honorary societies. The USC Dornsife… more>
As the USC Trojans prepared to play the California Bears at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum last fall, there was another face-off scheduled on campus: Weston Rowland vs. Ronald Dworkin. As part of his Philosophy of Law… more>
University Professor Leo Braudy of English and Scott Soames, professor of philosophy, have been named fellows of the 230-year-old American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the world's most prestigious honorary… more>
Stephen Edelston Toulmin, University Professor Emeritus and one of the most influential ethical philosophers of the latter half of the 20th century, has died. He was 87. Toulmin, the Henry R. Luce Professor for the Center for… more>
While working on Philosophical Analysis in the Twentieth Century, Volumes 1 and 2, a definitive two-volume history of analytic philosophy, Scott Soames came to a conclusion that a less-reasoned mind might consider rather… more>
Arnold Heidsieck, professor of philosophy in USC College, preeminent scholar in German and European intellectual history and literature, particularly Jewish Prague-born 20th-century writer Franz Kafka, has died. He was… more>
Before plastic surgery and botox, an ancient culture had a different way of dealing with the quest for eternal youth. Why not simply live forever? In medieval China, third century B.C., people believed it possible to be 800… more>
Reading ancient Greek at the Getty Center library, Jody Valentine found an unexpected connection in the work of fifth century B.C. philosopher Parmenides. In his poem, Parmenides travels by chariot “beyond the beaten… more>
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