Welcome to Stephanie Kapusta
Stephanie will be joining the Department of Philosophy as Limited-Term Assistant Professor, commencing September 1st.
We welcome Stephanie to the department.
Part-Time Academic Postings
Philosophy 2660 (Understanding Scientific Reasoning)
Application deadline: August 6th
Philosophy 1010y (Introduction to Philosophy - writing course)
Application deadline: August 12th
Congratulations to Professor Emerita Susan Sherwin for being appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada.
Dr. Sherwin is being honored "For her contributions as a scholar, mentor, and leader in the field of feminist bioethics, notably through her writings on discrimination in health care."
Date: Friday, July 31st
Presenters: Darren Abramson & Carlos Mariscal , Department of Philosophy, Dalhousie University
Title: "What do you mean there's no free lunch? What coevolution buys you."
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.
Dalhousie Women in and Around Philosophy
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Dr. Kenneth Boyd recently present his paper "Testifying Understanding" at the Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association at the University of WarwicK
Dr. Kenneth Boyd's paper: "Peirce on Assertion, Speech Acts, and Taking Responsibility" has been accepted for publication at the Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society
Drs. Austin Booth, Carlos Mariscal, and Letitia Meynell presented papers at the International Society for History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology Conference (held in Montreal); along with recent Dalhousie graduates: Dr. Eve Roberts (PhD), and Tyler Brunet (BSc). Friend of the Department, Dr. Ford Doolittle gave a kynote lecture, entitled: "Hugging the Tree of Life".
Dr. Kenneth Boyd's paper: "Assertion, Practical Reasoning, and Epistemic Separabilism" is now in print in Philisophical Studies.
Dr. Letitia Meynell authored an article in Impact Ethics, which "argues that professional schools must both integrate ethics across their curricula and include ethics education taught by people external to the profession and the school"
Dr. Duncan MacIntosh has been invited to join the Editorial Board of "Ethics: An International Journal for Social, Political and Legal Philosophy", beginning October 1, 2015
Dr. Duncan MacIntosh presented, "The Sniper and the Psychopath: A Parable in Defense of the Weapons Industry", to the conference,"Ethical Dilemmas in the Global Defense Industry" sponsored by the Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law, April 16, 2015
Dr. Chike Jeffers' article: Embodying Justice in Ancient Egypt: The Tale of the Eloquent Peasant as a Classic of Political Philosophy has been included as One of the 25 Most Read Philosophy Articles for 2014.
Dr. Kirstin Borgerson's "Redundant, Secretive, and Isolated: When are Clinical Trials Scientifically Valid?" Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 24 4 (2014): 385-411 has now been published.
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.