Kumārila Conference

Maanjiwe nendamowinan, Room 3230, UTM 1535 Outer Circle, Mississauga, ON, Canada

The conference, organized by Elisa Freschi and Nilanjan Das and held at the Department of Philosophy at the UTM campus, will bring together experts who will lead two-hour reading sessions on key passages of Kumārila’s texts and provide participants with the necessary tools to understand the hidden gems of Kumārila’s philosophy

Jñānaśrīmitra on Yogic Perception

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 401 170 St. George St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada

This workshop will focus on a single Sanskrit text: Yoginirṇayaprakaraṇa (“A Monograph on the Investigation of Yogins”) by the 10th-century Buddhist philosopher, Jñānaśrīmitra. For Buddhist philosophers, the insight that paves the way for liberation is an experience that presents things as they truly are: as suffering, as impermanent, and so on. Participants will include Bhikṣu Hejung (Joongang Sangha University), Jed Forman (Simpson College), Elisa Freschi (Toronto), Lawrence McCrea (Cornell), Parimal Patil (Harvard), and Davey Tomlinson (Villanova).

Rediscovering the Philosophy of Ralph Cudworth

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

Join us for a two-day international conference on the philosophy of Ralph Cudworth (1618-1688), an English philosopher and clergyman who defies classification within customary categories of the history of philosophy.

Mary Shepherd’s Philosophy at 200

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100 & Room 418

A two-day workshop on the work of philosopher Mary Shepherd (1777-1847) on its 200th anniversary.

2024 Toronto Colloquium in Medieval Philosophy

Join us for a two-day colloquium comprising talks and workshops in ancient and medieval philosophy. The colloquium is organized by Martin Pickavé, Deborah Black, and Peter King.

2024 Jerome S. Simon Lectures (Cailin O’Connor, California, Irvine)

Cailin O'Connor, a professor in the Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science at the University of California, Irvine, works in the philosophy of biology and behavioral sciences, the philosophy of science more generally, and in evolutionary game theory.

Colloquium (Ralph Wedgwood, Southern California)

Ralph Wedgwood, a professor of Philosophy and the director of the School of Philosophy at the University of Southern California, works in ethics and epistemology, more specifically, in metaethics, practical reason, normative ethical theory, and the history of ethics.

2024 Annual Toronto Graduate Philosophy Conference

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

Join us for the the 23rd Toronto Graduate Philosophy Conference with keynote speakers Ted Sider (Rutgers) and Samuel Scheffler (NYU).

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