Professor Kristin Andrews appointed to York Research Chair

  Professor Kristin Andrews has been appointed to a Tier II (emerging scholar) York Research Chair in Animal Minds.  York Research Chairs (YRCs) is an internal program aimed at building research recognition and research capacity, with excellence in research, scholarship and associated creative activity being the selection criteria. Standards, expectations and supports for YRCs are […]

New Executive for PHILOSOPHIA

  PHILOSOPHIA, the undergraduate Philosophy association has elected its new Executive for 2017-2018: President: Negus Taylor VP Finance: Ryan Rainville VP Social: Gelareh Moussavi VP Equity: Pourya Deicide Administrative Assistant: Thien Phan Volunteer Coordinator: Saghar Javaheri Editor-in-Chief: Alexandra Mursa Many thanks to the outgoing Executive for a very eventful and exciting year: Susan Chen, Ryan […]

Philosophy of Science Women's Caucus Award to Professor Kristin Andrews

  The Philosophy of Science Association's Women’s Caucus awarded its inaugural Prize Symposium to a panel entitled, “Animal Cognition and Animal Welfare,” which included Professor Kristin Andrews. The symposium took place at the 2016 PSA Biennial Meeting in Atlanta in November. The Women's Caucus commended the symposium for bringing together philosophers working in different areas […]

Three Philosophy Undergraduates Selected for Prestigious Colloquium

  Three of the eight papers selected for the prestigious Steven Humphrey Student Philosophy Colloquium were written by York Philosophy undergraduate students! Congratulations to Jessica Thadickal, Janice Perri, and Samuel Sanchinel, who presented their papers on Friday, November 4, at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA.   Jessica Thadickal (York U.), "Cultural Contamination; for cultural […]

Professor Lorraine Code receives major award from Royal Society of Canada

  The Royal Society of Canada has recognized Professor Lorraine Code with the very prestigious Ursula Franklin Award in Gender Studies. The RSC announcement reads as follows: "Since the 1980s, philosopher Lorraine Code has contributed mightily to the field of gender studies. Her foundational study in feminist epistemology—What Can She Know?—provided a vital theoretical framework […]