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USF professor earns membership with the Institute

TAMPA, Fla. -- University of South Florida Associate Professor Colin Heydt of the Department of Philosophy has earned a membership with the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J., for the 2013-14 academic year. His tenure there will be funded by the Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Founded in 1930, the Institute is one of the world’s leading centers of research in sciences and humanities. Every year, the faculty selects 190 members from around the world to join them for the year.

While at the Institute, Heydt will be doing research for his second book, “Practical Ethics in Eighteenth Century Britain.” The book reconstructs 18th century view about practical ethics or the content of morality.

Heydt’s book will be the first of this subject.


Filed under:Arts and Sciences Philosophy    
Author: Marc Seide