DEPARTMENT NEWS AND POSTINGS
2022 Atlantic Region Philosophers’ Association (ARPA) Meetings
Keynote Address: Alice MacLachlan, York University
“Difficult Conversations and Common Decency”
Conference Theme: Saying and Doing
The colloquium returns to in-person, on campus format.
Masks must be worn and Dalhousie’s latest safety information can be found by visiting: https://www.dal.ca/covid-19-information-and-updates.html
- Atlantic Canada Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy
- Minorities and Philosophy
- Dalhousie Women Around Philosophy
- Evolutionary Studies Group
- The Canadian Philosophical Association’s Good Equity Practices
- The Dalhousie Philosophy Equity Committee
- FASS Mentorship Initiative
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- Congratulations to Francoise Baylis and Andrew Fenton for co-authoring an article/commentary in 'The Conversation'
- Congratulations to Richmond Campbell (Professor Emeritus) and Victor Kumar (BA Hons, Dalhousie; Assistant Professor, Boston University) on the publication of their book A Better Ape
- An article by Clarisse Paron (PhD) has been published in The Conversation.
- Congratulations to Andrew Fention on his recent publication: Vaughan Black, Andrew Fenton, and Elisabeth Ormandy. Protecting Canada's Lab Animals: The Need for Legislation. Animals 2022; 12(6): 770
- Congratulations to Dr. Francoise Baylis, recipient of the 2022 Killam Prize.
- Congratulations our PhD Student Lara Millman is one of the Open Thinkers 2022. More information can be found via the Open Thinkers Blog.
- Tejas Pandya (MA), published an Op-Ed in the Hamilton Reporter.
- Clarisse Paron (PhD); and Tejas Pandya (MA) participated in the TEDxDalhousieU 2022 event.
Watch Tejas' video HERE
Watch Clarisse's video
- Congratulations to Dr. Steve Maitzen, Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at Dalhousie, and W. G. Clark Professor of Philosophy at Acadia University on the publication of his book, Determinism, Death and Meaning (Routledge)
- Congratulations to Clarisse Paron (PhD), on the recent publication of her paper: "Evidence,Testimony, and Trust: How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Exacerbating the Crisis of Trust in Science