Wright Lecture (Law Faculty) – Philip Pettit

Faculty of Law, Jackman Building, Room 140 78 Queen's Park Crescent, Toronto, ON, Canada

Philip Pettit, who teaches philosophy at Princeton and ANU will be giving a public lecture at the Faculty of Law. During the last 20 years, some of the world’s most distinguished scholars have been invited to the law school to deliver a public lecture in memory of the late former ... Read More

Author Meets Critics: Faces of Inequality: A Theory of Wrongful Discrimination

Room 200, Larkin Building 15 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Sophia Moreau Faculty of Law University of Toronto Commentators: Rebecca Cook (University of Toronto, Law) Deborah Hellman (University of Virginia, Law) Niko Kolodny (UC Berkeley, Philosophy) Seana Shiffrin (UCLA, Philosophy) Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen (Aarhus University, Political Science) ☛ please register here This book defends an original and pluralist theory of when and why discrimination ... Read More

Underrepresented Philosophy Conference 2020

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

The 2020 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.

CANCELLED–The 12th Annual Toronto Workshop in Ancient Philosophy

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

The 12th Annual Toronto Workshop in Ancient Philosophy explores Platonic metaphysics with 12 international speakers and commentators.

Colloquium (Caspar Hare, MIT)


Caspar Hare, a professor of Philosophy at MIT, has main professional interests in ethics, metaphysics, and epistemology. His recent work has sought to bring ideas about practical rationality and metaphysics to bear on issues in normative ethics and epistemology.

World Philosophy Day Lecture 2020 (Robin Dembroff, Yale)


Robin Dembroff is an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy at Yale University, working primarily in feminist philosophy, metaphysics, and epistemology. In their research, they place a particular emphasis on relationships between social categories, concepts, and language.

Celebrating Wayne Sumner


We are celebrating and paying tribute to our colleague, teacher, and friend Wayne Sumner for his 80th birthday.

Bernard D. Katz Retirement Conference


Ryerson University is hosting a conference in honor of Bernard Katz's retirement. Please see the Ryerson event page for a full schedule of speakers and abstracts. Bernard D. Katz worked in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto from 1976 until his retirement in 2021. This conference is ... Read More

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

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