Bleg: Short Video Lectures by Philosophers

January 23, 2017
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Our friend Ted Shear (Queensland) is hoping to organize a collection of short video lectures by philosophers aimed at a general audience. This seems like a great idea, and if you’re at all interested, read on. UPDATE: We want to make it very clear that an important part of this project will to be to keep […]

Teaching as a Grad Student: Logic Week One

January 22, 2017
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I have just started teaching my first course as instructor of record (i.e. I’m lecturing, not TAing), and I thought that this would be a good opportunity to start an occasional series on teaching as a graduate student. What follows are my thoughts after finishing my first (and now second) week of teaching. I plan […]

Anti-colonialism, Kant, and modern academia

January 21, 2017
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Disclaimer: I should state, first and foremost, that though I am a student in the philosophy department at the University of Calgary, my opinions in no way represent or reflect those of my peers and supervisors. Lately, a great deal of ink has been spilled on a recent move by the University of London School […]

CFP: 6th Annual UCalgary Graduate Philosophy Conference – Ethics in the Age of Science

January 20, 2017
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CALL FOR PAPERS AND ABSTRACTS   6th Annual University of Calgary Graduate Philosophy Conference Topic: Ethics in the Age of Science   Conference Date: May 3, 2017 – May 4, 2017   This year’s graduate conference topic will be ETHICS IN THE AGE OF SCIENCE. Papers written in any area of applied or normative ethics will be […]

Posted in: CFP, Ethics, Philosophy

More About Forallx: Calgary Remix

January 18, 2017
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The Winter 2017 edition of Forallx: Calgary remix has been out for a few weeks. Indeed, I’ve started teaching from it. Richard Zach has blogged about our progress here. Later this week I’ll be posting about my experience getting ready to teach “Logic I” for the first time, so stay tuned!   (Photo credit: Richard […]

Posted in: Logic, Philosophy, Teaching

Call for Applications: Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students

December 23, 2016
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I was reminded by Alison’s post yesterday, that the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) has recently put out their call for applications for their summer school for women. It is the fourth iteration of this summer school, and this year’s lecturers are a veritable who’s who of mathematical philosophy. Applications are due March 5th, […]

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Call for Applications: A Summer Program in Philosophy of Science for Underrepresented Groups

December 22, 2016
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Recently the Center for Philosophy of Science released a call for applications for the Pittsburgh Summer Program: A Summer Program in Philosophy of Science for Underrepresented Groups.  This will take place from July 10th to July 14th, 2017. Applications are due March 1st. Notably, costs concerning housing, meals, and transportation will be covered. A CV, […]