Professor Muhammad Ali Khalidi, Chair of the Department of Philosophy, who specializes in the philosophy of cognitive science, captured the attention of students from India during a live lecture delivered from Toronto via Skype. See story here.
Cael Cohen has developed a critical thinking course that utilizes role-playing video games. The course is called Reasoning About Morality And Values: Critical Thinking Skills For Everyday Life.
Professor Duff Waring studies the connections between insight-oriented psychotherapy and virtue ethics in his new book The Healing Virtues: Character Ethics In Psychotherapy.
Professor Michael Gilbert, also known as Miqqi Alicia, is a life-long cross-dresser and he spoke to the Art Gallery of Ontario about Casa Susanna, a safe haven and resort for cross-dressers in upstate New York during the '50s and '60s — snapshots of which are on display in "Outsiders: American Photography and Film, 1950s–1980s", […]
The Philosophy Department Colloquium will be hosting the following speakers in April: Paul Simard Smith (University of Connecticut), "Pluralism As A Bias Mitigation Strategy" -- Wednesday, April 6, 3:00-5:00 pm in Ross S 421 Janelle Derstine (Rutgers University), "Material Object Metaphysics and the Special Composition Question" -- Monday, April 11, 3:00-5:00 pm in Ross […]
Origins Of Logic Workshop poster The Department of Philosophy, in conjunction with the Cognitive Science Program and the Department of Psychology, is sponsoring an international workshop, "Origins of Logical Reasoning," on 5-6 May 2016. More details can be found at the conference website or by downloading the call for papers: CFP Origins of Logical Reasoning.
The next session of the Cognitive Science Speaker Series will take place on Weds, Dec 02, at 3:30 pm. Details are as follows: Tim Bayne (Philosophy, University of Manchester and Western University), "Can we Build a Consciousness Meter?" Abstract One of the central challenges facing the science of consciousness is that of identifying ways […]
Julia Nefsky, University of Toronto, "Individual Consumption and Collective Impact" The talk will be held in S421 Ross, from 3:30 -5:30 p.m.
Cognitive Science Speaker Series: Jennifer Steele (Psychology, York University), "How and When Do Children’s Implicit Racial Biases Develop?" Date & Time: Weds, 18 November 2015, at 3:30 pmPlace: Ross S 421
Speaker Series: Wayne Sumner (Univ of Toronto), "The Worst Things in Life", Tues, Nov 17, 4:00-5:30 pm (note date and time), in Ross S 421 One test of adequacy for a theory of welfare is completeness: as I have put it elsewhere, a theory ‘should give us truth conditions for all of the different […]