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Interview with Tim Bayne

This week we are taking a break from our interviews with post doctoral fellows to interview Professor Tim Bayne, an endowed chair in the Philosophy of Neuroscience at Western University and a member of the Rotman Institute of Philosophy. Before coming to Western, Bayne worked at the University of Manchester, the University of Oxford, Macquarie University, [...]

2016-07-19T15:25:35+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Members, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Neuroscience|

Interview with Lucas Dunlap

Lucas Dunlap is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Rotman Institute of Philosophy in London, Ontario. He completed his doctorate in 2015 at the University of Maryland College Park. His research addresses fundamental questions in the philosophy of science and in the philosophy of physics. Specifically, he studies the foundations of quantum mechanics, Quantum Information [...]

Interview with Fermín Fulda

This is the fourth post in our our weekly series of interviews with the Rotman Institute's postdoctoral fellows. Last week's interview with Catherine Stinson can be found here. Tommaso Bruni's interview can be found here, and Alida Liberman's interview can be found here. Fermín Fulda is a postdoctoral fellow at the Rotman Institute of Philosophy. He graduated [...]

Interview with Catherine Stinson

This is the third post in our our weekly series of interviews with the Rotman Institute's postdoctoral fellows. Last week's interview with Tommaso Bruni can be found here, and the interview with Alida Liberman can be found here. Catherine Stinson is a postdoctoral fellow at the Rotman Institute of Philosophy. Prior to joining the Rotman Institute, she [...]

Interview with Tommaso Bruni

This is the second in our our weekly series of interviews with the Rotman Institute's postdoctoral fellows. Last week's interview with Alida Liberman can be found here. Tommaso Bruni is a postdoctoral fellow at the Rotman Institute of Philosophy in London, Canada. He completed his PhD in 2013 at the University of Geneva in Switzerland. [...]

Interview with Alida Liberman

This post is the first in our weekly series of interviews with the Rotman Institute's postdoctoral fellows. These interviews are accessible introductions to the scholarship and to the service done by each postdoc. Rotman postdocs are a vital part of the life of the Institute and we hope that these interviews will give our readers a sense of the [...]

Interview with Professor Markus Müller

Professor Markus Müller joined Western University in 2015 as an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Applied Mathematics and Philosophy. He also holds a Canada Research Chair in the Foundations of Physics at Western. In addition, Dr. Müller is an associate faculty member at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo. His work addresses [...]

In memory of Dr. Leo Kadanoff

Leo Kadanoff—renowned physicist and beloved teacher—passed away early this week. Here at the Rotman Institute, we benefited greatly from Dr. Kadanoff’s deep knowledge of physics and extensive academic experience. He was a valued member of the Institute's International Advisory Committee (IAC) from 2008 to 2012. These five years were pivotal for the Institute, and we [...]

Beyond Animal Rights

For most of us, animal rights are a political afterthought. Even if we regard them as important, our concern for the rights of animals is unlikely to supersede our concern for the rights of people. In part, the hierarchy of concerns that many of us use to prioritize our attention and actions is motivated by [...]

2016-01-29T11:40:44+00:00 September 11th, 2015|Events, Food Ethics, Philosophy of Ethics|

Call It What It Is

Academic Culture and the Climate for Women in Philosophy Philosophy stands out in humanities as the lone field in which gender equality remains a goal, not a reality. In the August 10th article in the National Post, Philosophy gender war sparked by call for larger role for women, we can find at best a half-hearted attempt to think [...]

2016-07-19T15:50:10+00:00 August 14th, 2012|Feminist Philosophy, Phenomenology|