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Dr. Johanna Thoma wins Governor General’s Gold Medal

2017-06-20 |

The Department of Philosophy is pleased to congratulate Dr. Johanna Thoma on being awarded the 2017 Governor General’s Gold Medal for academic excellence at the graduate level. Johanna Thoma was presented with the Governor General’s Gold Medal in a ceremony at the Faculty Club on May 25, 2017. In attendance were Dr. Thoma’s father, Alexander,[Read more…]

Dr. Dominic Alford-Duguid winner of 2016 Savan Dissertation Prize

2017-06-16 |

Winner of the 2016 David Savan Dissertation Prize, for best dissertation defended in the Department of Philosophy, is Dominic Alford-Duguid, for his work “Getting Properties in Mind,” supervised by Imogen Dickie and with external examiner Bill Brewer. The prize committee, Jonathan Weisberg and James Allen, praised the work for its evident qualities of clarity, rigour,[Read more…]

Balzan Styles of Reasoning Research Project (2015-2019)

2015-09-01 |

The Department of Philosophy has just begun a major five-year research project on the theme of Styles of Reasoning. Made possible by the 2014 Balzan Prize awarded to University Professor Emeritus Ian Hacking, this project offers generous financial support to Toronto graduate students working in the Philosophy of Mind, Epistemology, Philosophy of Science and Mathematics,[Read more…]