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).

The Ethics of Uncivil Protest: A Workshop

Thursday October 12, 2023 - Friday October 13, 2023

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).

Graduate Workshop with Roy Arnold Sorensen (Texas at Austin)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Roy A. Sorensen is a professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin, a professorial fellow in Philosophy at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, and the Jackman Humanities Institute’s Distinguished Visiting Fellow for the academic year 2023-24. He has research interests in epistemology, metaphysics, and philosophy of language, areas in which he has published widely.

Philosophy in the Roman Mediterranean: Towards a History

Thursday December 8, 2022 - Saturday December 10, 2022

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).

Philosophy Saturday 2022

Join the Department of Philosophy and the Ontario Philosophy Teachers’ Association for a workshop on teaching philosophy in high schools. Presenters are Steven Coyne, James John, Alexander Koo, and William Paris.