Welcome to the Department of Philosophy


Please join us in congratulating MA student Arianna Falbo, who is the winner of this year's SWIP-Analytic Award Essay competition!  She will be receiving her award and presenting her paper "Why Two (ore more) Belief-Dependent Peers are Better Than One" in New York City on April 25.  Read more about the award here

We are extremely pleased to welcome Dr. Rosemary Twomey (Ph.D:  CUNY Graduate Center), who specializes in Ancient Philosophy, into her three year appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor; Dr. Ariel Zylberman (Ph.D:  Toronto) as the SFU Philosophy Department Post-Doctoral Fellow, and Dr. Jennifer Warriner (Ph.D:  Utah) as a Visiting Lecturer, for this year.

SFU Philosophy Professor Nic Fillion volunteers in Africa for Academics Without Borders

read about Nic's experience here


New Global Justice course at SFU explores the sources of today's problems

Upcoming Events

The Direction of Moral Duties:  Foundations & Applications

The department is delighted to announce a conference on the direction of moral duties to be held at the Harbour Centre Campus, Vancouver on May 20-21, 2016.  Further information including program can be viewed here


Summer Colloquium Series

Watch this space for dates and speaker announcements


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