Upcoming Colloquia Schedule:
Date: Friday, July 29th
Presenter: Will Kymlicka,CRC in political philosophy, Queen's University
Location: Room 1009, Ken Rowe Building, 6100 University Avenue
Title: "Locating animals in political philosophy.
The colloquium is held every Friday beginning at 3:30 pm in Room 1130 of the Marion McCain Building (unless otherwise indicated). During the first hour a paper is presented. In the second hour, questions and discussion take place.)
Part-time Academic Postings
Francoise Baylis, Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, cross-appointed to the Department of Philoosphy; has been named to the Order of Canada.
This marks the second consecutive year, that one of our 'members' has received this honour; Susan Sherwin, (Professor Emerita in the Philosophy Department received the award las year.
Date: Thursday, July 28th, 2016
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
Location: Halifax Central Library - Room 301A/B
In this public forum we will discuss our changing legal, political and ethical understanding of animals.
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About our Faculty
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Letitia Meynell presented “Lessons from the Dalhousie Dentistry Scandal on Ethics Capacity Building and Moral Literacy,” with Tim Krahn at the annual meeting of the Canadian Bioethics Society, and “Getting the Picture: Towards a New Account of Scientific Understanding,” at the annual meeting of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science and also chaired the Equity Panel (organized by Chike Jeffers, Katie Stockdale, and Veromi Arsiradam) at the annual meeting of the Canadian Philosophical Association.
Katie Stockdale presented the paper "Hope through a Feminist Relational Lens",at the Hope, Social and Political Perspectives Workshop at the University of Groningen.
Emily Bingeman's essay "Evaluating Normative Epistemic Frameworks in Medicine: EBM Casuistic Medicine" was chosen as this year's recipient of the the Kim Rilda LeBlanc Memorial Award in Healing and the Arts essay prize.
On May 26th, Professor Duncan MacIntosh delivered a public lecture entitled "Philosophy Weaponized" to the Toronto branch of the Dalhousie Alumni Association.
Congratulations to Darren Abramson for being elected as President-Elect for the DFA Executive Committee 2016-2017