Rotman Members among most cited living philosophers

Rotman Institute Members Charles Weijer (Western University) and Stathis Psillos (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens) were listed among the top 91 most cited living philosophers in an article on Leiter Reports which compiled information from public Google Scholar pages. Weijer was number 54 on the list, with 4,375 citations, and Psillos was 84th, with […]

Job Posting: Event Marketing Assistant - Apply by April 13

Job Posting: Event Marketing Assistant

The Rotman Institute is advertising a position for a part-time Event Marketing Assistant for a one year contract, with a deadline to apply of April 13th, 2015. Full details and application procedures are on the website.

The Orgasm Wars - Elisabeth Lloyd, March 6, 3:30pm

Elisabeth Lloyd: The Orgasm Wars

The Orgasm Wars Friday, March 6 3:30pm-5pm New Chu International Centre Abstract: There has been a fierce battle occurring among people who explain the evolution of human female orgasm, about its evolutionary origins and nature. The core issue is that the female orgasm presents an evolutionary puzzle. Unlike the male orgasm, female orgasm is not […]

Interview with Robert Foley

Check out the recent interview with Rotman Institute post-doc Robert Foley on CHRW.  The interview with Robert begins about fifteen minutes in.Click here for the audio

New Reading Group: Embodied Situated Cognition

We will be discussing issues concerning embodied and situated accounts of cognition. The plan is to begin with Larry Shapiro’s recent book “Embodied Cognition” (2011), following which we will look at other key work in this general area. Shapiro’s book offers a good starting point providing the most detailed and up to date overview of […]

Rotman Institute welcomes five new postdocs

  The Rotman Institute welcomes five new postdoctoral fellows in Fall 2013. You can review their profiles below. Rachael Brown Robert Foley Dan Hicks Keizo Matsubara Kerry McKenzie

New Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuroethics

The Rotman Institute is offering a postdoctoral fellowship in neuroethics.  More information can be found here:http://www.rotman.uwo.ca/get-involved/students/postdoctoral-fellowships/postdoctoral-fellowship-in-neuroethics/

New Public Engagement Page

Check out our new public engagement site and be sure to try the ethics test at the bottom of the page! http://www.rotman.uwo.ca/engaging-community/ Thanks to the people at Bridgeable for the great design work.  More to come…    

Speakers for 2013-14 Announced

The Rotman Institute has just announced its speakers for the 2013-2014 academic year. More information will follow as each event approaches, but for now, mark your calendars. Speakers and Events 2013-2014  

Women in Science, Philosophy, and Education: An Interview With Rotman Doctoral Entrance Scholar, Melissa Jacquart

In 2012, the Rotman Institute of Philosophy provided Rotman Doctoral Entrance Scholarships, valued at $10,000, to two incoming PhD students with a proposed research focus related to philosophy of science. Rotman Doctoral Entrance Scholars are selected on the basis of exceptional academic merit, high research potential, and a record of engaging the public through service and […]