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. 18, 2021
This year's Walter Murray Lecture series will be presented by our own Dr Jennifer Saul, from Friday March 26-27th.
The public talk on Friday March 26th titled "Figleaves and Their Kin: Mechanisms for Getting Away With Racist Speech" will touch on political psychology, sociolinguistics, and the philosophy of language.
- Oct. 30, 2020
Philosophy faculty member Jacqueline Feke's most recent publication, Ptolemy's Philosophy: Mathematics as a Way of Life, has just been published in paperback.
- Sep. 21, 2020
In celebration for National Postdoc Apprection Week, we would like to introduce postdoc Adam Koberinski who is currently working with Doreen Fraser.