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Ainslie Wins JHP Book Prize

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…]

Eran Tal (PhD 2012) Wins Popper Essay Prize 2016

Congratulations to Erin Tal on having been awarded the Sir Karl Popper Essay Prize 2016. The Prize is awarded annually for the best paper appearing in the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. He received the prize jointly with Elizabeth Irvine. For more information about Erin’s award-winning article see here. Erin finished his PhD in 2012 and[Read more…]

Rachel Barney named Canada Research Chair in Ancient Philosophy

2016-12-08 |

Congratulations to Professor Rachel Barney for being named Canada Research Chair in Ancient Philosophy. The following is from the December 2 online news story in the University of Toronto Bulletin, comprising profiles of U of T’s 25 newest Canada Research Chairs: “Rachel Barney Canada Research Chair in Ancient Philosophy Debate has long raged over the role of[Read more…]