Philosophy News

Joseph Heath Book on Public Policy Shortlisted for Prestigious Donner Prize

Published: April 21, 2021

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Congratulations to Professor Joseph Heath for having his latest book, The Machinery of Government: Public Administration and the Liberal State (Oxford University Press, 2020), shortlisted for the prestigious 2020 Donner Prize. The award, founded in 1998, annually rewards excellence and innovation in public policy writing by Canadians. In bestowing this recognition, … Read More

Care, Hope, Action, Change: A Conversation with C Dalrymple-Fraser

Published: April 9, 2021

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At the end of March, C Dalrymple-Fraser, one of the department’s PhD students and course instructors, received recognition for their dedication to accessible, equitable, and practice-based undergraduate instruction in the form of a Superior Graduate Student Course Instructor Teaching Award from the Faculty of Arts & Science. C’s PHL382 course, … Read More

Rashad Rehman Wins Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award for 2020 CPP Conference

Published: March 9, 2021

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PhD student Rashad Rehman has received the Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award for the 2020 Annual Concerned Philosophers for Peace (CPP) Conference for his essay “Pieper’s Defense of Aquinas on Peace.” The yearly conference had been rescheduled to January of this year from October 2020 because of the current coronavirus … 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