Philosophy News - Announcements

Recent Book Titles by Faculty Members

Published: October 14, 2021

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Wanting to add some titles to your bookshelf? Look no further than the most recent of our faculty members’ publications: In his Philosophical Foundations of Climate Change Policy (Oxford University Press, 2021), Joseph Heath tackles the extent of human obligations in the face of an anthropogenic climate crisis. Taking into consideration … Read More

Familiar Faces in New Roles

Published: June 3, 2021

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The Department of Philosophy is thrilled to welcome Belinda Piercy in her new role as assistant to the chair and Jordan Thomson as tri-campus teaching assistant (TA) coordinator. Both Belinda and Jordan are familiar and respected faces in the department, not only as lecturers but also as members of staff. … Read More

New Book on Kant by Owen Ware

Published: March 5, 2021

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Congratulations to Professor Owen Ware on the publication of his latest book, Kant’s Justification of Ethics (Oxford University Press). Blending historical and analytical methods of interpretation, Ware’s new work offers a novel reading of Kant’s foundational arguments for freedom and morality, as well as of Kant’s theories of moral feeling, moral motivation, … Read More

Waheed Hussain (1972-2021)

Published: February 1, 2021

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With the premature passing of Waheed Hussain on January 30, 2021, the philosophy community lost not only a valued faculty member and spellbinding teacher but also one of the most innovative contemporary thinkers at the intersection of politics, moral philosophy, and economics. Students and colleagues mourn a man of deep … Read More

Robbie Matyasi: Our Latest PhD

Published: January 27, 2021

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The Department of Philosophy is thrilled to announce that Robbie Matyasi successfully defended his doctoral dissertation on January 25, 2021, becoming the most recent PhD among our students. Robbie, who has taken on a number of roles in the department throughout the years, defended his thesis titled “Spinoza’s Metaphysics of … Read More