The Friday Colloquium is an eagerly anticipated forum where faculty, students, and those interest, present ideas and engage in lively philosophical exchange.
This Week's Colloquium
Date: Friday, October 31st
Presenter: Kenneth Boyd, Dalhousie University
Title: "Pragmatic Encroachment and Untrustworthy Knowledge"
Welcome Dr. Austin Booth
The Department of Philosophy welcomes Dr. Austin Booth, one of our new Postdoctoral Fellows in the Philosophy of Biology. Dr. Booth is cross-appointed with the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
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
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.