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“Does moral thought and language have representational purport?” June 23–25, 2017, Vancouver, BC. Jointly sponsored by the Canadian Journal of Philosophy, the philosophy departments at UBC & McMaster University, and SSHRC.

A McMaster Philosopher is among the newest Fellows of The Royal Society of Canada. Barry Allen, professor of philosophy, has been elected to the Academy of Arts & Humanities.

The Cdn. Colloquium for Ancient Philosophy brings together Cdn. & Int’l scholars working on various topics in ancient Greek & Roman philosophy at the 3rd biannual Colloquium. Keynotes: Charlotte Witt (U New Hampshire) & Stephen Menn (McGill).

This new program directed by Dr. Claudia Emerson and based in the Department of Philosophy uses cutting-edge research and on-the-ground knowledge to analyse ethics involving global health and development.

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.