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Jacob Stump wins 2015 MLL Teaching Award

The 2015 winner of the Martha Lile Love Award for Excellence in Teaching Philosophy, chosen from among graduate instructors who taught courses on any of the three University of Toronto campuses between September 2014 and August 2015, is Jacob Stump for his PHL 273 H1S Environmental Ethics, SG, Summer 2015 The Martha Lile Love Committee was[Read more…]

Nick Stang new Canada Research Chair

Congratulations to Nick Stang, who has just been awarded a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Metaphysics and its History. He is one of 34 new Canada Research Chairs at the University of Toronto. The announcement was made on February 9 by Kirsty Duncan, the federal minister of science. Nick’s project will reexamine Immanuel Kant’s criticism[Read more…]

Hot off the press: Fixing Reference by Imogen Dickie

Congratulation to Imogen Dickie on her new book Fixing Reference! Here’s an excerpt from the blurb: “Imogen Dickie develops an account of aboutness-fixing for thoughts about ordinary objects, and of reference-fixing for the singular terms we use to express them. Extant discussions of this topic tread a weary path through descriptivist proposals, causalist alternatives, and attempts to[Read more…]