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Celebrating Our Recent Vanier Scholars!

2017-01-27 |

With this feature, the Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto celebrates recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship for their research in philosophy. Recipients of the Vanier scholarship receive $50,000 annually, for up to three years, to support their doctoral research, and are selected based on their leadership skills and high standards of[Read more…]

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 Eran 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 Eran’s award-winning article see here. Eran finished his PhD in 2012 and[Read more…]