Professor Tom Hurka has been appointed a University Professor, the highest honour awarded to a University of Toronto faculty member. The designation recognizes unusual scholarly achievement and pre-eminence in a particular field of knowledge. University Professors are chosen by a selection committee chaired by the provost and receive a research stipend of $10,000 for five[Read more…]
Congratulations to Mark Schranz!! Mark is one of four (4) University of Toronto graduate students to have been awarded the 2013 TATP Teaching Excellence Award; Mark was selected out of a field of 182 teaching assistants, through 462 student and 62 faculty nominations. Recipients of this award will receive a monetary award and certificate. Award[Read more…]
Check out the episode 131, on “al-Farabi”, on the “History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps” podcast run by Peter Adamson (LMU München/King’s College London). The episode features an interview with our very own Deborah Black on al-Farabi’s innovations concerning knowledge and certainty!