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Area of specialization: Value Theory and Areas of competence: Open. The department is particularly interested in candidates with research and teaching interests in applied ethics and feminist philosophy.

The 2017 Ontario Legal Philosophy Partnership Philosophy of Law Conference “BEYOND THE STATE – Governance, Legality, and Political Morality” takes place Thursday, September 28 to Sunday, October 1, 2017 (Burlington, Ontario).

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.

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.