THIS WEEK'S COLLOQUIUM:
Date: April 24, 2015
Presenter: Fabien-Denis Cayer, Dalhousie University
Title: "Metaphilosophical Formalism, Or: Philosophy as a Normative Practice"
Our Friday Colloquium is an eagerly anticipated forum where faculty, students, and those interest, present ideas and engage in lively philosophical exchange. All interested are most welcome!
Congratulations to PhD graduate Warren Heiti who has been selected as Dalhousie's nominee for the Canadian Association of Graduate Studies CAGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award (Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) for 2015.
Students are welcome to come to the Philosophy Lounge Tuesdays at approximately 11:30 to enjoy bagels, coffee and conversation. This weekly tradition is sponsored by the Philosophy Undergraduate Society.
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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.
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."