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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 …..

February 3: Joseph Heath (University of Toronto) 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm in MDCL Rm-1016 “A Defence of Stigmatization”

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.