Edited by Martin Pickavé and Lisa Shapiro
SFU offers one of the best MA program in North America. Our competitive program attracts students from all over the world who seek to obtain credentials to enter first-class North American philosophy PhD programs, while being fully funded and acquiring teaching and research experience, in a city that offers some of the world's best quality of life. learn more →
The Concentration in Philosophy and Law is a specialized path or those who intend to pursue an education and career in Law. By focusing on topics in Philosophy of Law, Political Philosophy, Ethics, and Moral Theory, the Concentration in Law is directly applicable to legal theory and policy courses, giving you a strong background and head start in Law school. Successful completion of either a Major or Minor in Philosophy with a Concentration in Law will result in special creditation on your transcript. learn more →
All professions increasingly demands ethical training. And for good reasons. Ethics is about deciding what's the right course of action, and what justifies our those beliefs. With its many streams suited to your career plans, we will offer the ethical theory and practice that will put you one step ahead. learn more →
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
The Earning Power of Philosophy Majors
Fall Colloquium Series
October 7: Marko Malink (New York University), "Aristotle on Principles as Elements"
November 18: Kristin Primus (Berkeley)