By Tracy de Boer, Western News, November 17, 2016
Tracy de Boer, comments on finding hope after the 2016 Presidential election results. Read more.
By Tracy de Boer, Western News, October 26, 2016
Tracy de Boer, a PhD student in Philosophy, asks the question, "Is this generation 'soft'?" in the latest issue of the Western News. Read more.
Feminist Philosophy Quarterly (FPQ) has just released their newest issue, Volume 2, Issue 2 (2016) Fall 2016. FPQ is dedicated to promoting feminist philosophical scholarship and strives to be a platform for philosophical research that engages the problems of our time in the broader world.Read it here.
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.
Louis Charland shares views about disorders and addictions being treated as passions. Read more.
Tracey de Boer, Philosophy PhD candidate, comments on the Jian Ghomeshi acquittal. Read more.
By Henrik Lagerlund and Erika Simpson, London Free Press, May 09, 2016
Henrik Lagerlund and Erika Simpson, Political Science, recommend a different approach to life and learning with young men. Read more.
CBC Ideas, May 04, 2016
Andrew Peterson, Philosophy PhD student, discusses the ethics of medical research on severely brain injured patients on an episode of CBC Ideas, "Ideas from the Trenches- The Open Mind". Read More
By Cory Goldstein, Rotman Institue, April 5, 2016
By Jason Winders, Western News, March 21, 2016
Western Philosophy ranked 38 of Top 50 in QS World University Rankings by Subject Read more
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By Media Relations, February 9, 2016
Markus Muller, 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 Chris Smeenk, Western News, November 19, 2015
Chris Smeenk celebrates the centenary of Einstein's discovery of a new theory of gravity- general relativity. Einstein's achievement required perseverance and enormous creativity, as he struggled over a rough and winding road for eight years to formulate the theory. Read more.
By Craig Fox, Western News, November 19, 2015
Craig Fox writes about celebrating Einstein's discoveries. Read more.
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".
By Henrik Lagerlund, Charles Weijer & Christopher Smeenk, Western Alumni Gazette, Spring 2015
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, and Christopher Smeenk, offer thoughts on the legacy of learning Rotman leaves behind on Western’s campus. Read more.
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By Anthony Skelton, Western News, June 18, 2015
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By Julian Uzielli, Western News, February 26, 2015
Henrik Lagerlund, "The problems with the food industry cut across, of course, being a vegetarian or vegan. Because part of the problem is the labour issue. Even if you just eat salad, at least if you eat salad coming from the grocery store, you're still buying into this conventional food system." Read more.
By Tom Spears, Ottawa Citizen, February 24, 2015
Charles Weijer comments on skepticism and opposition to science. Read more
Andrew Botterell is awarded a Bridge Grant from the University for the project: 'Rights & Tort Law: A Canadian Perspective'. Read more
By Andrew Botterall, Western News, December 11, 2014
Andrew Botterall reflects on the 25th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre. Read more.
By Louis Charland, The Globe and Mail, September 14, 2014
Louis Charland challenges convential ways of thinking about the illness with theory involving archaic ideasabout torturous passions and their power to take over mind, body amd soul. Read more