No Colloquium this week (Friday, February 5th
Munro Day Holiday
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.
GUEST LECTURER: Sally Haslanger
DATE: March 17-18, 2016
Further details to follow.
INITIATIVES AND AFFILIATED GROUPS
- Minorities and Philosophy
- Dalhousie Women Around Philosophy
- Evolutionary Studies Group
About our Faculty
The Department of Philosophy faculty members are highly respected and award winning researchers and academics with expertise in diverse fields of study. They have published and presented internationally. To learn more individual faculty members, search Our Faculty.
Congratulations to Dr. Darren Abramson and Dr. Craig Squires on winning the Compute Canada Digital humanities summer institute scholarship. More can be found at: https://www.computecanada.ca/research/congratulations-to-winners-of-the-compute-canada-digital-humanities-summer-institute-scholarships/ and http://www.2921.ca/.
Tom Vinci's latest book, Space Geometry, and Kant's Transcendental Deduction of the Categories (Oxford University Press, 2015) has just been highly praised in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.
Dr. Duncan MacIntosh presented the paper "PTSD Weaponized: A Theory of Moral Injury", to the conference: Preventing and Treating the Invisible Wounds of War", held by the Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law, December, 2015
Dr. Duncan MacIntosh presented "Autonomous Weapons and the Nature of Law and Morality" to a workshop on autonomous legal reasoning at the Institute for International Law and Public Policy at Temple University's Beasley School of Law, co-sponsored by the Washington Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Oct. 2015.
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"