Department of Philosophy
Philosophy addresses some of the most fundamental and difficult questions there are, such as: What is the nature of the human mind? What makes knowledge trustworthy? What are the standards of good reasoning? What is a just society? What is the best way to live? Philosophy as an academic discipline attempts to answer these questions with a combination of creativity and analytical rigor.
- Nov. 13, 2017
- June 19, 2017
The Philosophy Deparment congratulates all students who graduated at the Spring 2017 Convocation this year.
- May 17, 2017
Rose Sherwood (BA '07, MA '09) spoke at the annual Philosophy Awards Ceremony about how philosophy has made a difference in her life
- Dec. 15, 2017
Arts Associate Dean of Research, Professor Tim Kenyon (Philosophy) is leaving University of Waterloo to take up his position as Vice-President of Research at Brock University. Please join us as we celebrate Tim's time at Waterloo and wish him the best for the future. Drop in anytime. We will have brief remarks at 4 pm.