“Aristotle on Wittiness: verbally abusing one’s friends in the right way” Abstract: Aristotle claims, in his Nicomachean Ethics, that in addition to being, for example, just and courageous, and temperate, the virtuous person will also be witty……
“Julia Kristeva on Nihilism and Faith: Our Late Modern Impasse” Abstract: In his provocatively titled book, Barbarism, Michel Henry asserts that we are currently experiencing a radical reshaping of the world….
Barry Allen “Making Relativism True” Abstract: I find the concept of artifact indispensable to the theory of knowledge. The artifact is the unit of knowledge, the primary, original instance, where knowledge first begins to exist……
The Southwestern Ontario Feminist Philosophy group held its biannual workshop at McMaster on Thursday, September 10, 2015 from 4.30 to 6.30. Thanks to all who participated!
43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Exact Philosophy
The 2015 meeting of the Society for Exact Philosophy was held on 22-24 May at McMaster University
David Hitchcock Retires from Philosophy after 46 Years of Service
We are please to announce that Dr. Matt Grellette will be staying on to teach in the Department of Philosophy for 15-16.
Congratulations to Dr. Nancy Doubleday, on being the co-recipient of a 2014 SSHRC Ocean Canada Partnership Grant!
Congratulations to our graduate students: external fellowships and awards for 2015-2016 include 3 SSHRC CGS Master’s Scholarships, 12 OGS awards, 1 Harry Lyman Hooker Sr. Doctoral Fellowship, 1 International Excellence Award, and 1 Whidden Graduate Scholarship. Well Done!
Level IV Seminar Ballots are now available in the Department of Philosophy and online: