The Friday Colloquium is an eagerly anticipated forum where faculty, students, and those interest, present ideas and engage in lively philosophical exchange.
Date: Friday, November 28th
Presenter: Daniel Wiens, Dalhousie University
Title: "Rawls, Pogge, and the Distributive Principle in the Society of Peoples".
Forward all completed documents to:
Killam Postdoctoral Fellowship Committee
c/o Dr. Kirstin Borgerson
Department of Philosophy
Application Deadline: December 15th, 2014.
This course offered in Winter 2015 will examine the ethical obligations of veterinarians, researchers, agriculturalists, and all human beings towards animals.
This course is offered through blended delivery.
Summer 2015 Course Offerings
The following courses will be offered by the Department of Philosophy for the Summer 2015 academic term:
The official Summer 2015 timetable will be available for students to view on December 8th, 2014. Registration opens on February 23rd, 2015.
Please join students and faculty in the Philosophy Lounge for Bagel Tuesday. A weekly tradition sponsored by the Philosophy Undergraduate Society, to enjoy bagels, coffee and conversation.
Starts approximately 11:30
About our Faculty
The Department of Philosophy faculty members are highly regarded researchers and academics, with expertise in diverse fields of study. Many have received teaching awards and research grants. To learn more individual faculty members, search Our Faculty.
Dr. Duncan MacIntosh presented "Firing, Forgetting and How Rule-of-Law Values Require Automation of the Rule of Law: A Defense of the Use of Autonomous Weapons Systems in War and Peace", to the conference, "The Ethics of Autonomous Weapons Systems", held by the University of Pennsylvania Law School Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law on November 21, 2014.
Dr. Chike Jeffers' article, "Embodying Justice in Ancient Egypt: The Tale of the Eloquent Peasant as a Classic of Political Philosophy," has been selected by the editors for a special virtual issue of the British Journal for the History of Philosophy celebrating their 21st anniversary.
Dr. Susan Dieleman was awarded the Non-tenured Professor, Lecturer, Sessional Essagy Prize at the 2014 meeting of the Canadian Philisophical Assocation for her essay: "Meeting Philosophy's Demographic Challenges."
Dr. Letitia Meynell presented: Understanding Feynman Diagrams (to Understand Understanding)" to the workshop Diagramming Evidence: Visualizing Connections in the Sciences and the Humanities, sponsored by the Centre for Research in Reasoning, Argumentation and Rhetoric at the University of Windsor.