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    MSU Excellence in Teaching Award 2014-2015

    Congratulations to our own Dr. Stefan Sciaraffa who has recently been awarded the MSU Excellence in Teaching Award in the Faculty of Humanities for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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    Bertrand Russell Society’s Book of the Year Award

    Congratulations to our PhD graduates, Jolen Galaugher and Gulberk Koc, who have recently published their doctoral theses on Russell as books, and each also won the Bertrand Russell Society’s Book of the Year Award, against very stiff competition.

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    Southwestern Ontario Feminist Philosophy group to meet at McMaster

    The Southwestern Ontario Feminist Philosophy group held its biannual workshop at McMaster on Thursday, September 10, 2015 from 4.30 to 6.30. Thanks to all who participated!

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    Congratulations to our Graduate Students

    Congratulations to our graduate students: external fellowships and awards for 2015-2016 include 3 SSHRC CGS Master’s Scholarships, 12 OGS awards, 1 Harry Lyman Hooker Sr. Doctoral Fellowship, 1 International Excellence Award, and 1 Whidden Graduate Scholarship. Well Done!

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Department of Philosophy

Welcome to the Department of Philosophy at McMaster University, a vibrant, research-oriented department offering courses of study leading to the B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees. We embrace a variety of approaches to philosophical study and consider the breadth of our faculty expertise to be one of the advantages of our degree programs. Our research and teaching strengths include both continental and analytical perspectives, legal and political philosophy and ethics as well as epistemology and metaphysics, and strength in the history of philosophy from ancient through modern to twentieth-century thought. Browse our site to find out more about the department and please contact us with any questions you may have.


GRADUATE APPLICATION DEADLINE: Please note that the application deadline has been extended to Monday, February 15th, 2016.  If you encounter any difficulties with your application, please contact our department so we can assist you directly (philadm@mcmaster.ca) or at 905-525-9140 x24275.


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