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.

Cancellation of Philosophy talk for Friday, March 13.

The University has cancelled all classes and other events for Friday, March 13, and we have little choice but to cancel the talk by Thiago Ladiera for this afternoon. The University will be announcing its plans for next week soon. I hope that we will be able to re-book Thiago's talk soon. We'll keep everyone…

Philosophy Colloquium Spring 2020

Philosophy Department Colloquium   Upcoming Talks and Events for Spring 2020 Updated Feb. 19, 2020 Michael Stingl, “Evolutionary Moral Realism.” Friday, March 6, 3:00, C640. Thiago Ladiera, “Mathematical Meaning and Doing: Saying, Proving, and Unwinding.” Friday, March 13, 3:00, C640. Jodi Newman, “Beyond Silence: Epistemic Practices of Unjust Amplification.” Friday, March 20, 3:00, C640. Jason…

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…