Alumnus Aaron Barth (MA'04, PhD'09 Philosophy) is combining brain science and the creative arts to solve business problems. Read about it here.
David Bourget has been awarded a CFI grant for PhilNet: A Research Tool for Digital Philosophy. Read more here.
Western Philosophy ranked as one of the top 50 Philosophy departments in the world for 2017. Read more
The John Locke Society will take over ownership of Locke Studies in 2018. The journal will be moved to Western University and Benjamin Hill will be taking over as interim editor for 2018-19. Read more here.
Western Philosophy hosts 2017 John Locke Workshop. The Western Philosophy Department, along with the Western Political Science and Columbia Philosophy departments, hosted the 2017 edition of the John Locke Workshop. This year's theme was Toleration: Its Epistemic and Anthropological Bases. Read more here.
New Honors Specializations in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PPE). The Departments of Philosophy, Political Science, and Economics are pleased to announce the introduction of two new PPE (Politics, Philosophy, and Economics) modules, to be launched in the 2018-19 academic year; interested incoming students will need to take the required first-year courses in AY 2017-18.