The department invites applications for a Visiting Professorship in Russell & the History of Early Analytic Philosophy, 2017-2018. McMaster University, which houses the Bertrand Russell Archives & the Bertrand Russell Research Centre, is one of the leading centres for research on Russell’s philosophy.
March 10: “Frege, Cohen, and the Issue of Origins: An Early Parting of the Ways” Abstract: With the recent increase of interest in the relationship between analytic philosophy and other philosophical traditions, several writers have …
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.
March 3: Kathy Behrendt “Mortal Harm and Mortal Fear” Abstract: What do we talk about when we talk about fear of death? Contemporary philosophers of death don’t talk much …..
No Visiting Speaker February 17th & February 23rd To view the full roster of speakers, please visit our Speaker Series page.
February 3: Joseph Heath (University of Toronto) 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm in MDCL Rm-1016 “A Defence of Stigmatization”
January 27: Les Green (Oxford, Faculty of Law) “The Normativity of Law: What’s the Problem?”
Sandra Lapointe – Discover Psychology Lecture Four, Friday January 13, 2017 Psychology Building – 155, 3:00 to 4:00 pm “Historical Perspectives on the Study of Mind”
December 2: Ronald Den Otter (Cal Tech) “A Feminist Argument in Defense of Polygamy”
AREA of SPECIALIZATION: Philosophy of Mind/Language and AREAS of COMPETENCE: Open, but must be able to teach at least one of the following: political philosophy; philosophy of law; ancient philosophy; environmental philosophy; or feminist philosophy.