UNESCO World Philosophy Day (Vanessa Wills, George Washington)

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), Room 2212 252 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

This year's UNESCO World Philosophy Day lecture speaker, Vanessa Wills, is Assistant Professor at George Washington University. Her areas of interest include moral and political philosophy (particularly Karl Marx) and philosophy of race. Her recent work includes "Revolutionary Admiration" (The Moral Psychology of Admiration, 2019) and "'Man is the Highest ... Read More

Underrepresented Philosophy Conference 2022


The 2022 Underrepresented Philosophy Conference aims to spotlight and lend esteem to philosophy and philosophers underrepresented (or otherwise maligned) within the discipline and in the academy at large.

A Celebration of David Gauthier

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100 & Room 418

Join us as we gather in celebration of our colleague and former chair of the department David Gauthier.

Colloquium (Robert Pasnau, Colorado Boulder)

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

Robert Pasnau, a professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado Boulder, has main interests in the history of philosophy, especially the end of the Middle Ages and the beginnings of the modern era. His colloquium talk will focus on the Hume's philosophy.

Margaret Morrison Memorial

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 418 170 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Join us as we remember and celebrate the life and legacy of our late colleague Professor Emerita Margaret "Margie" Morrison.

Colloquium (Harvey Lederman, Princeton)

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

Harvey Lederman is professor and Jonathan Edwards Bicentennial Preceptor at Princeton University, with broad interests in contemporary philosophy and the history of philosophy.

UNESCO World Philosophy Day (Agnes Callard, Chicago)

George Ignatieff Theatre 15 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON

Agnes Callard is an associate professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago and that department's director of undergraduate studies. Dr. Callard's primary areas of specialization lie in ancient philosophy and ethics., and she is also noted for her work in and on public philosophy.

CANCELLED—2023 Jerome S. Simon Lectures (Rainer Forst, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt)

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

Rainer Forst (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt), winner of the 2012 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize, works mainly on political theory, pragmatism, tolerance, and political and social justice. He is considered one of the world's most eminent authorities on the subject of toleration. This year's Simon Lectures occur under the general title "The Nature of Normative Concepts: Dependence vs. Independence."

Celebrating the Life of Kathryn P. Morgan

William Doo Auditorium 45 Willcocks Street, Toronto, ON

The Women and Gender Studies Institute and the Department of Philosophy are hosting a memorial service in honour of the late Professor Emerita Kathryn P. Morgan celebrating her life, legacy, and work.

Fifth Annual Scientific Understanding and Representation (SURe) Workshop

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100 & online 170 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The fifth annual SURe Workshop, in honour of Margie Morrison and with keynote speakers Eran Tal (McGill) and Agnes Bolinska (South Carolina) aims to foster greater synergy between scientific understanding and scientific representation in the philosophy of science, as they face complementary problems—and hold the promise of complementary solutions.

Celebrating Mohan Matthen

University College, Rooms UC 140 & UC 240 15 King's College Circle, Toronto, ON, Canada

This three-day event will celebrate the life and work of our dear colleague Mohan Matthen, who is retiring this year. Program JULY 13 9:00-9:15 AM Introduction and Welcome 9:15-10:15 AM Lana Kuhle (Illinois State), "The Tone of Embodiment in Perception & Action" 10:30-11:30 AM Casey O’Callaghan (Washington in St. Louis), ... Read More

Conference in Honour of Tom Hurka

Jackman Humanities Building 100

This conference will celebrate the work and life of our cherished colleague Tom Hurka, who is retiring this year. It will take place in person in the Jackman Humanities Building at the University of Toronto, as well as being live-streamed. To register for the Zoom link, please contact the assistant ... Read More

Colloquium (Jenann Ismael, Johns Hopkins)

Claude T. Bissell Building, BL 205 140 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, Canada

Jenann Ismael is the inaugural William H. Miller III Professor of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University. She specializes in philosophy of physics, metaphysics, philosophy of science, and the philosophy of mind.

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