This two-day workshop offers engagement with questions that have been at the forefront of political discourse in recent years: Can uncivil, violent resistance ever be justified as a means of protest? Speakers include Yann Allard-Tremblay (McGill), Candice Delmas (Northeastern), Jeffrey Howard (University College London), Cristina Lafont (Northwestern), Chong-Ming Lim (Nanyang Tech), José Medina (Northwestern), Temi Ogunye (Oxford), Avia Pasternak (Toronto), Erin R. Pineda (Smith College), Ẹniọlá Ànúolúwapọ́ Ṣóyẹmí (Oxford), and Daniel Viehoff (NYU).
Join us for the the 22nd Toronto Graduate Philosophy Conference with keynote speakers Amie L. Thomasson (Dartmouth) and Christine M. Korsgaard (Harvard).
Join us for the book launch of Living with the Invisible Hand: Markets, Corporations, and Human Freedom (OUP, 2023), by the late Waheed Hussain and edited by Arthur Ripstein and Nicholas Vrousalis.
The fifth annual SURe Workshop, in honour of Margie Morrison and with keynote speakers Eran Tal (McGill) and Agnes Bolinska (South Carolina) aims to foster greater synergy between scientific understanding and scientific representation in the philosophy of science, as they face complementary problems—and hold the promise of complementary solutions.
This two-day workshop with international guests will examine various aspects of the philosophy of Francisco Suárez (1548-1617), a scholastic philosopher working at the crossroads of late medieval and early modern philosophy.
Join us at the upcoming Philosophy Career Night, Careers in Law. This is a great opportunity to discover the different career options available to you after graduation and what you can do now to prepare. This session will also allow you to interact with alumni during a moderated Q&A session. … Read More
The Women and Gender Studies Institute and the Department of Philosophy are hosting a memorial service in honour of the late Professor Emerita Kathryn P. Morgan celebrating her life, legacy, and work.
Food for thought: Join us for the annual conference showcasing the best undergraduate research in Philosophy of 2023, as well as keynote speaker Sol Goldberg of the Department for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto.
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
Join us for a two-day conference on acosmism and pantheism in Spinoza and German idealism, Kant, and Post-Kantian philosophy. Hosted by Michael Rosenthal and Nick Stang. Please note: all events begin at listed times, not 10 or 15 minutes after Program Monday, May 1 9:30–11:00 Karolina Hübner (Cornell), “How to Be a … Read More
Fifty years ago, on November 24, 1972, the first conference on German-Jewish political theorist Hannah Arendt’s work was held in Toronto, resulting in her only visit to the city. The Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies marks the 50th anniversary of this historical conference with a one-day workshop. Faculty, graduate students, and postdocs at Toronto universities will revisit the “work of Hannah Arendt” in three interdisciplinary thematic panels.
The period 100 BCE to 200 CE saw some of the most far-reaching innovations in Western philosophical history, including a striking efflorescence of philosophy in the Mediterranean, especially in the east; old systems were revitalized through discussion and debate with new (including Christianity).