Library Speaker SeriesEach October, the Department of Philosophy at Western initiates a public speakers' series at the London Public Library (Central Branch, 251 Dundas St, Stevenson & Hunt room, 1st Floor). 7:00 p.m. Fall 2014 SeriesClimate Change: The Philosophical Issues October 8, 2014What Do You Bring to a Street Fight?Wayne Myrvold (Western) An editorial in the journal Nature warned climate [...]
Rotman Institute member, Charles Weijer, awarded the 2014 Hellmuth Prize for Achievement in Research
Charles Weijer of the Faculty of Arts & Humanities has been awarded the 2014 Hellmuth Prize for Achievement in Research. The honour recognizes faculty members with outstanding international reputations for their contributions in research – one of the defining hallmarks of a university. Two prizes are offered annually, one in the area broadly defined as the natural sciences and engineering, one in the [...]
American Philosophical Society HELD AT PHILADELPHIA FOR PROMOTING USEFUL KNOWLEDGE William L. Harper is the 2014 recipient of the Patrick Suppes Prize. The American Philosophical Society is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2014 Patrick Suppes Prize in Philosophy of Science is William L. Harper in recognition of his book Isaac Newton's Scientific Method: [...]
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
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/
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...
We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Stathis Psillos (University of Athens) has been nominated by Western as the Rotman Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in philosophy of science. His application will now go through the CRC peer review process. Dr. Psillos has made major contributions to philosophy of science, epistemology and metaphysics; served [...]