Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy (YUSEMP)

Friday May 3, 2024 - Saturday May 4, 2024

The inaugural YUSEMP seminar, organized by York University’s Matthew Leisinger, Zeyad El Nabolsy, and Ian MacLean-Evans, aims to be a small, informal venue for scholars of early modern philosophy at various career stages to share and discuss their work. Featured keynote speakers: Marleen Rozemond (Toronto) and Patricia Sheridan (Guelph).

Kumārila Conference

Monday May 27, 2024 - Saturday June 1, 2024

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

Modern Philosophical Readings of the Book of Job

Monday April 1, 2024 - Tuesday April 2, 2024

Join us for an international conference on modern philosophical readings of the Book of Job. Schedule Monday, April 1 (Jackman Humanities Building, 318) 10:00-10:15 Opening remarks:  Michael Rosenthal (Toronto) and Ynon Wygoda (Toronto) 10:15-11:30 José María Sánchez de León Serrano (Barcelona) The God of Imagination: Spinoza’s Remarks on Job 11:30-11:45 … Read More

Inaugural Toronto Bioethics Workshop

Friday May 17, 2024, 9:00 am - Saturday May 18, 2024, 6:00 pm

The inaugural Toronto Bioethics Workshop focuses on philosophical bioethics, with a specific emphasis on health, healthcare, and health research, including public health, research ethics, clinical ethics, neuroethics, and reproductive ethics. Keynote speaker is Dominic Wilkinson (Oxford).

Conference in Honour of Tom Hurka

Friday September 8, 2023, 3:00 pm - Saturday September 9, 2023, 6:00 pm

This conference will celebrate the work and life of our cherished colleague Tom Hurka, who is retiring this year. It will take place in person in the Jackman Humanities Building at the University of Toronto, as well as being live-streamed. To register for the Zoom link, please contact the assistant … Read More