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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…]

Dr. Johanna Thoma wins Governor General’s Gold Medal

2017-06-20 |

The Department of Philosophy is pleased to congratulate Dr. Johanna Thoma on being awarded the 2017 Governor General’s Gold Medal for academic excellence at the graduate level. Johanna Thoma was presented with the Governor General’s Gold Medal in a ceremony at the Faculty Club on May 25, 2017. In attendance were Dr. Thoma’s father, Alexander,[Read more…]

Thomas Hurka wins 2017 Killam Prize in Humanities

2017-06-14 |

The Department of Philosophy of the University of Toronto is proud to announce that University Professor Thomas Hurka has won a prestigious 2017 Killam Prize – one of five presented to top Canadian Scholars by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, in a ceremony at Rideau Hall on May 30,[Read more…]