Affiliated Institutes


The Rotman Institute of Philosophy at Western University brings together philosophers and scientists who pursue fundamental questions about how science works, the nature of scientific knowledge, how to use scientific knowledge wisely, and how to conduct research ethically.  The Institute sponsors an active speaker series, regular conferences and workshops, and public engagement activities. All graduate students studying in the Department of Philosophy at Western can become student members of the Institute. The Institute awards up to four Doctoral Entrance Scholarships each academic year valued at up to $10,000 each, for prospective students with appropriate research interests.