Philosophy News - UTM

In memoriam: Jacqueline Brunning (1982-2016)

Published: October 31, 2016

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On 11 October 2016, the University of Toronto Mississauga lost a treasured friend and member of our family: Professor Jacqueline Brunning of the Department of Philosophy passed away at age 81. Jackie would dislike that I am writing this because she asked that no commemorations be held in her memory. But … Read More

Four Faculty Members Awarded SSHRC Insight Grants

Published: May 3, 2016

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Congratulations to Karolina Hübner (pictured), Peter King, Martin Pickavé, and Andrew Sepielli on their success in the past round of the Insight grant competition of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The topics of the funded projects range from “Spinoza on Being” (Hübner) and “Moral Uncertainty … Read More

More Accolades for Diana Raffman

Published: July 28, 2015

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Congratulations to Diana Raffman on receiving two major awards. The American Philosophical Association (APA) has just announced that her recent book Unruly Words (OUP, 2014) is the winner of the 2015 Sanders Book Prize. The Sanders book prize is awarded “to the best book in philosophy of mind, metaphysics, or epistemology that … Read More

Mark Schranz wins 2013 TATP Excellence Award

Published: June 23, 2013

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Congratulations to Mark Schranz!! Mark is one of four (4) University of Toronto graduate students to have been awarded the 2013 TATP Teaching Excellence Award;  Mark was selected out of a field of 182 teaching assistants, through 462 student and 62 faculty nominations. Recipients of this award will receive a … Read More

Mohan Matthen elected to Royal Society of Canada

Published: November 27, 2012

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Congratulations to our colleague Mohan Matthen on his election to the Royal Society of Canada!! The citation reads: “Mohan Matthen has contributed importantly to three philosophical sub disciplines. He showed how Greek ontology was shaped by the syntax of the Greek verb “to be”, and how Greek cosmology treats the … Read More