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2019 Philosophy Saturday: A Workshop for High School Teachers

Saturday November 23, 2019, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Building on the success of the first workshop held in 2018, the U of T Department of Philosophy and the Ontario Philosophy Teachers’ Association proudly present the 2019 Philosophy Saturday, a workshop for high school educators on teaching philosophy.

While the workshop is designed for area high school philosophy teachers, we encourage all members of the U of T philosophy community to attend. The event is free and lunch will be served.

★ If you would like to attend, please RSVP to OPTA’s Ken Peglar at kpeglar@rogers.com

Schedule

12:00

Welcome from Jim John and Martin Pickavé

 

12:15

 

Samantha Brennan Samantha Brennan, Dean of the College of Arts and a faculty member in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Guelph.

Talk Title: “Women and Well-Being”

1:00

  • Lunch
  • During lunch there will be an informal discussion of philosophy.

2:00 – 4:00 – two sessions

Mohan Matthen 2 Mohan Matthen, Professor and Research Chair in Philosophy of Perception, U of T

Talk Title: “Art Forms Emerging: the Problem of Global Aesthetics”

Alexander Koo Alex Koo, Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, U of T

Talk Title: “Philosophy of Mathematics”

 

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Date:
Saturday November 23, 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Department of Philosophy
Ontario Philosophy Teachers’ Association

Venue

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100 (Main Floor Lecture Hall)
170 St. George Street
Toronto, Ontario M5R 2M8 Canada
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