Guggenheim Fellowships awarded to Misak and Morrison

The Department of Philosophy of the University of Toronto is proud to announce that two faculty members have won prestigious Guggenheim Fellowships in 2017 – of the 173 fellowships awarded for the United States and Canada this year.

Cheryl Misak (left) and Margaret Morrison (right)

Cheryl Misak was awarded a fellowship in the Intellectual and Cultural History category, which will enable her to work on a book, Frank Ramsey: An Intellectual Biography, about the Cambridge philosopher, economist and mathematician who lived in the first decades of the 20th century.

Margaret Morrison was awarded a fellowship in the Philosophy category, which will enable her to continue her research in the area of econophysics – an interdisciplinary research field that applies theories and concepts from physics in order to study complex problems in finance and economics.

Please click here for the article in the Arts & Science News, and click here for the full list of Guggenheim Fellowship awardees for 2017.