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Jennifer Hudin, Director
John R. Searle, Senior Faculty Emeritus
Xia Hwang, Assistant to the Director

Affiliated Faculty

Mark Bevir, Political Science, U.C. Berkeley

Jack Citrin, Institute of Governmental Studies, U.C. Berkeley

James Davies, Music, U.C. Berkeley

Edward Frenkel, Department of Mathematics, U.C. Berkeley

John Kihlstom, Psychology, U.C. Berkeley

Tony Lawson, Economics, Cambridge University

Raimo Tuomela, Philosophy, University of Helsinki and University of Munich

Loic Wacquant, Sociology. U.C. Berkeley

Visitors, Fall 2015 through Spring 2016

Olle Blomberg, Philosophy, Lund University42.950266  -120.763254

Asa Andersson Burman, Philosophy, University of Stockholm

Esa Diaz-Leon, Philosophy, University of Barcelona

Amelie Faucheaux, Philosophy, Jean Nicod Institute, Paris, France

Simona Zetterberg Gjerlevson, School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University, Denmark

Marcin Lewinsky, Philosophy, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Dima Mohammed, Philosophy, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Niels Skovaard Olsen, Philosophy, Universitat, Konstanz, Universitat Freiburg, Germany

Michael Schmitz, Philosophy, University of Vienna, Austria

Raimo Tuomela, Philosophy, University of Helsinki, Finland; University of Munich, Germany

Upcoming Events


Workshops will be held each day from 9 till 11 am in the O'Neil Room of the Faculty club:

Grand Opening of the John Searle Center for Social Ontology

    Friday, September 9note revised time

Banatau Auditorium, 1‒3 pm

Reception: 3‒4 pm

To attend, you must register here.

Berkeley Social Ontology Group (BSOG) Seminar, Fall 2016

Recent Events

Spring 2016

Annual Symposium

March 18, 9–2:30pm, The Faculty Club, The Howard Room

John Kihlstrom: How Persons Create Their Environments
Department of Psychology, U.C. Berkeley
Hans Sluga: Power, Politics, Technology
Department of Philosophy, U.C. Berkeley
Lunch: Men’s Faculty Club
Edward Frenkel: Artificial Intelligence and Reasons of the Heart
Department of Mathematics, U.C. Berkeley