NEW LOCATION DSB-B107 … “Monads as Constituents of Bodies in Leibniz’s Metaphysics” Abstract: One of the enduring puzzles about Leibniz’s metaphysics is how Leibniz could claim that monads, understood as immaterial, could constitute the material bodies of experience.
LSNA CONFERENCE 2017 – The Eleventh Annual Conference of the Leibniz Society of North America, co-hosted by the University of Toronto and McMaster University in Toronto on October 13–15, 2017.
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).
Graduates of philosophy programs perform better than peers on medicine, law school and other post graduate degree entrance exams.
“Muses, Fluffers, and the Curse of Satisfaction” Abstract: Plato was perhaps the first but certainly not the last philosopher to take a dim view of desire. Lust, in particular, offers a model of desire reducible, in Shakespeare’s famous phrase, to ‘expense of spirit in a waste of shame’
“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.
Another successful year for our graduate students!
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March 31: Carolyn Korsmeyer “Relics, Remnants, and Scrap: In Pursuit of the Genuine” Abstract: Many people testify to the thrill of encounters with ancient sites or with artifacts that have survived from the past….
Level IV Seminar Ballots are now available in the Department of Philosophy and online