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Blatti and Debes Win Templeton Foundation Grants
Stephan Blatti and Remy Debes have each been awarded a grant from the Templeton Foundation. Blatti, whose project "The Dying Animal" will be supported by Templeton’s “Immortality Project,” will be on research leave in 2014-15 working on a book tentatively titled Being of Life: Human Animals, Mortality, and the Human/Nonhuman Divide. Debes, whose project "Understanding as a Form of Respect" will be supported by Templeton’s “Varieties of Understanding” initiative, will also be on research leave in 2014-15 working on a book tentatively titled Peculiar Perspectives: An Inquiry into Respect, Understanding, and Human Dignity.

Faculty Books: New, Forthcoming, In Press, Under Contract
- Stephan Blatti (co-edited with Paul Snowdon) Essays on Animalism: Persons, Animals, and Identity (forthcoming, Oxford University Press).
- Stephan Blatti (co-edited with Sandra Lapointe) Ontology After Carnap (forthcoming, Oxford University Press).
- Stephan Blatti (ed.) Spindel Supplement (“The Lives of Human Animals”), The Southern Journal of Philosophy 52 (2014).
- Pleshette DeArmitt, The Right to Narcissism: A Case for an Im-possible Self-Love (Fordham University Press, 2014).
- Remy Debes (ed.) Dignity: The History of a Concept (forthcoming, Oxford University Press).
- Remy Debes (co-edited with Karsten Steuber) Ethical Sentimentalism (forthcoming, Cambridge University Press).
- Shaun Gallagher (co-edited), Oxford Handbook of Cognition: Embodied, Enactive, Extended (under contract, Oxford University Press).
- Shaun Gallagher, The Phenomenological Mind (2nd ed.) appeared in Spanish and Korean translations (2013).
- Kas Saghafi and Pleshette DeArmitt (co-editors), Remains: Jacques Derrida (under contract, Edinburgh University Press).
- Deborah Tollefsen, Group Agency (Polity, 2015).
- Somogy Varga, Naturalism, Hermeneutics and Mental Disorder (under contract, Oxford University Press).
- Somogy Varga, Ruptured Selves: Embodied Cognition and Mental Disorder (under contract, MIT Press).
- Somogy Varga (co-edited with Michelle Merritt) Special Issue of Cognitive Systems Research (“Socially Extended Mind”) (2013).

Blatti Tenured and Promoted
The Department of Philosophy heartily congratulates Stephan Blatti who has been tenured and promoted to Associate Professor (effective September 2014). Blatti has also been selected by the College of Arts and Sciences to serve as the Director of Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities.

Faculty Receive Arts & Sciences Grants and Awards
Congratulations to the following faculty members who recently received College of Arts & Sciences Grants and Awards: Professional Development Assignment (Tim Roche, Remy Debes), Early Career Research Award (Somogy Varga), Faculty Research Grant (Remy Debes, Verena Erlenbusch, Somogy Varga), Travel Enrichment Award (Remy Debes, Verena Erlenbusch). Bravo!

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