Philosophy News - Graduate

Building a Culture of Debate: The Inaugural Ontario High School Ethics Bowl

Published: March 27, 2020

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Sunny skies and crisp air graced the Greater Toronto Area on March 7, 2020, but inside the University of Toronto Mississauga’s (UTM) Instructional Building, the heat was on: teams from 11 provincial high schools had come together to compete in the inaugural Ontario High School Ethics Bowl. Organized with diligence … Read More

Emma McClure wins 2019 Martha Lile Love Teaching Award

Published: December 20, 2019

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It is our pleasure to announce that Emma McClure has won the 2019 Martha Lile Love Teaching Award for her outstanding work teaching PHL367 – Decolonial and Intersectional Feminism(s). The committee was impressed with McClure’s course design, assignment structure, and ability to motivate student engagement. In addition, Aaron Henry and Zachary Weinstein receive … Read More

2018 -2019 Robinson Essay Prize Winner

Published: September 16, 2019

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The Collaborative Program in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (CPAMP) and the Department of Philosophy congratulate graduate student Douglas Campbell as the winner of the 2018-2019 Essay Prize in Ancient Philosophy for his essay “Tomb and Prison: Plato on the Body as Cause of Psychic Disorders.” External adjudicator, Professor Emeritus John … Read More

CFP: 19th Annual Graduate Philosophy Conference

Published: July 29, 2019

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The Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto is pleased to announce the 19th annual Graduate Philosophy Conference, to be held November 15-16, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario. Our theme this year is „Reconstructing Reason: Developing the concept of reason through history‟. The conference invites submissions from graduate students working … Read More

Felix Lambrecht receives Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Published: May 24, 2019

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On May 17th, 2019, the list of recipients of the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) was made public, and we’re delighted to announce that our very own PhD student Felix Lambrecht has been appointed a Vanier Scholar. Felix Lambrecht’s research interests are in social and political philosophy and ethics. He is particularly … Read More

UTM Philosophy Professor Gives Presidential Address

Published: March 22, 2019

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    In March 2019, Prof. Jennifer Nagel of UTM Philosophy delivered the Presidential Address at the 2019 meeting of the American Philosophical Association’s Central Division in Denver, Colorado.  Nagel is the first scholar from a Canadian university to be elected president of an APA division.

Douglas Campbell wins Martha Lile Love Teaching Award

Published: December 20, 2018

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We are pleased to announce that Douglas Campbell has won the 2018 Martha Lile Love Teaching Award for his outstanding work teaching PHL210Y1Y (F term) 17th and 18th Century Philosophy at the St. George campus, summer 2018. The committee was impressed with Campbell’s thoughtful course design, his energy and focus in the classroom, … Read More