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.
- Mar. 29, 2017
Andria Bianchi was recently interviewed on CBC Kitchener-Waterloo's The Morning Edition about her research on sex, dementia and consent.
- Nov. 30, 2016
Professor Heather Douglas has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Read about her nomination and her work on the relationship between science and society here.
- Oct. 28, 2016
- Apr. 12, 2017
Join us for the 8th Annual Philosophy Department Awards ceremony. More details to follow soon!
See our previous award winners.