Congratulations to Francesco Lucia, winner of the Chair's Annual Essay Prize for 2015-16 for his essay "On the Alleged Inconsistency of Weak Epistemic Egoism”. The paper was written for Professor Sullivan’s PHIL 3501G: Epistemology.
Samantha Brennan comments on the ethically challenging Chris Bosh case in the New York Times. Read more
Charles Weijer, Philosophy and Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, has been named among the nation's top scholars in the arts, humanities, and sciences by the Royal Society of Canada. Read more
Western Philosophy ranked 38 of Top 50 in QS World University Rankings by Subject Read more
Markus Müller, Assistant Professor in the Departments of Philosophy and Applied Mathematics, was recently named Tier 2 CRC in the Foundation of Physics. Read more
By Adela Talbot, Western News, January 13, 2016
By Carolyn McLeod, Toronto Star, October 30, 2015
Congratulations to Andrew DiMarco, winner of the Chair's Annual Essay Prize for 2014-15 for his essay "Celebrated Texts of Aristotle: Solving Zeno's Dichotomy".
For Western Alumni Gazette by Henrik Lagerlund, Charles Weijer & Christopher Smeenk
Western Chancellor Joseph L. Rotman, BA’57, LLD’09, O.C., a renowned Canadian business mogul and philanthropist, died January 27th in his 80th year in Toronto. As a memorial, Western Philosophy professors Henrik Lagerlund and Charles Weijer, the acting director and former director, respectively, of the Rotman Institute of Philosophy, as well as institute member Christopher Smeenk, offer thoughts on the legacy of learning Rotman leaves behind on Western’s campus. Read the full article
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Anthony Skelton and Barry Hoffmaster interviewed in the Gazette about Euthanasia. Read more
Andrew Botterell is awarded a Bridge Grant from the University for the project: 'Rights & Tort Law: A Canadian Perspective'. Read more
Louis Charland interviewed in the Globe and Mail. Read more
Genoveva Marti publishes Empty Representations: Reference and Non-Existence with OUP
New book by John Bell, Intuitionistic Set Theory
Congratulations to Corey Dyck on winning a SSHRC Insight Grant.
Congratulations to Wayne Myrvold on becoming an Associate Editor of Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics.