Philosophy Reading Group

The Philosophy Reading Group will be holding meetings Wednesdays at 6:00 pm in the Philosophy Commons, A534. They will be reading and discussing Michel Foucault, Madness and Civilization. Queries? Please contact uleth.philosophycommons@gmail.com.

January 14th: World Logic Day Lectures

It is that time of year again: World Logic Day! January 14th was chosen in honour of Alfred Tarski's birth and Kurt Geodel's death, but the goals of world logic day are not to simply remember those two logicians; we celebrate world logic day to help spread interest in logic and the work of logicians in their…

Tomorrow, 3PM, D-634: Eric Mathinson Explains that Things you can do with a Degree in Philosophy (except for becoming a professor) Include: Doing Clinical Ethics with Philosophy!

Doing Clinical Ethics with Philosophy Abstract: A clinical ethicist is part philosopher, part investigative journalist, part negotiator, and part therapist. The clinical ethicist's task is to identify ethical issues in health care and find ways to improve them. Some of this occurs at the case-based level: e.g., a physician wants to know if it's ethically…

Victor Rodych is pleased to announce the publication of the 15th Edition of the longest continuously in-print logic text on earth!: Copi, Cohen & Rodych, Introduction to Logic (London & New York: Routledge, 2019).

In collaboration with Prof. Carl Cohen (Professor at the University of Michigan for 61 consecutive years), Prof. Rodych authored new sections on Conditional Proof, Indirect Proof, the Shorter Truth-Table Technique, and Sound vs. Demonstrative Arguments. “I am very proud of Chapters 8 and 9 — the heart and soul of this classic logic text!  We…