Fred Wilson

Emeritus Professor
Email Address:  

BSc (McMaster), PhD (Iowa); Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada


Primary Office
University College, 15 King’s College Circle, Room 285
Tel: 416-978-3311
Fax: 416-971-2027


Secondary Office
Department of Philosophy

170 St. George Street, Room 527
Tel: 416-946-8358
Fax: 416-978-8703


For more information visit Prof. Wilson’s personal website.

Research Interests:  
ontology, philosophy of mind, philosophy of logic, philosophy of language, philosophy of science and of social sciences, history of philosophy (early modern [esp. Hume], 19th century [Mill, Spencer, British idealists])


— Hume’s Defence of Causal Inference (1997)

Logic and the Methodology of Science in Early Modern Thought (1999)

The Logic and Methodology of Science and Pseudoscience (2000)

Socrates, Lucretius, Camus – Two Philosophical Traditions on Death (2001)