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PhD candidate Charles Dalrymple-Fraser receives Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

2017-09-13 |

The Department of Philosophy is proud to announce that PhD candidate Charles Dalrymple-Fraser is the recipient of a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. Recipients of this prestigious scholarship receive $50,000 annually, for up to three years, to support their doctoral research; they are selected based on their leadership skills and high standards of scholarly achievement in[Read more…]

Margaret Morrison delivers plenary lecture on experiment vs. simulation at #EPSA17

2017-09-06 |

Professor Margaret Morrison, specialist in philosophy of science and history of physics, and winner of a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship in 2017, is one of the keynote speakers at the 2017 European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA) conference taking place at the University of Exeter, UK, from September 6-9, 2017. Prof. Morrison delivered the Springer Philosophy plenary lecture this[Read more…]

Joe Heath interviewed on CBC about free speech on campus

2017-08-21 |

Our very own Professor Joseph Heath, whose specializations are in social and political philosophy, moral philosophy, and distributive justice, was interviewed on the CBC’s The 180 with host Jim Brown about free speech on North American university campuses. Prof. Heath discussed the concept of free speech, a topic that has been hotly debated recently as a[Read more…]

Book on Arthur Ripstein’s Freedom and Force

2017-04-21 |

Sari Kisilevsky (PhD Toronto, 2008) and Martin J. Stone have just published a collection of essays that engage with Arthur Ripstein’s book Freedom and Force: Kant’s Legal and Political Philosophy (Harvard UP, 2009). Here’s a quote from the publisher’s blurb: “This collection of essays takes as its starting point Arthur Ripstein’s Force and Freedom: Kant’s Legal and Political[Read more…]

Ainslie Wins JHP Book Prize

2016-12-10 |

Congratulations to Donald Ainslie! He has been awarded the 2016 Journal of the History of Philosophy prize for the best book in the history of philosophy published in 2015. He receives this award for his book Hume’s True Scepticism (OUP 2015). This is a great honor and recognition for an outstanding philosophical and scholarly achievement. Well done,[Read more…]

Cambridge Pragmatism — New Book by Cheryl Misak

2016-09-17 |

Cambridge Pragmatism – From Peirce and James to Ramsey and Wittgenstein, the new book by Cheryl Misak, has just been published by Oxford University Press. Congratulations, Cheryl! Here is an excerpt from the book description: “Cheryl Misak offers a strikingly new view of the development of philosophy in the twentieth century. Pragmatism, the home-grown philosophy[Read more…]

Arthur Ripstein New University Professor

2016-06-02 |

Congratulations to Arthur Ripstein on his promotion to the rank of University Professor. University Professor is the highest professorial rank at the University of Toronto and it is usually reserved to less than two per cent of the tenured faculty. This is a great honour for Arthur and the two disciplines represented in his outstanding work: Philosophy[Read more…]