Welcome to SFU Philosophy!

You are invited to Get Philosophical! with us this fall term

Welcome future philosophers!

This isn't what you expected. At all. So we've pulled together some resouces to help you navigate remote classes and make life a little easier we hope.

...also, welcome you to a virtual Department of Philosophy. We look forward to 'meeting' you!

Meet your professors

Evan Tiffany, Chair of the department, is teaching PHIL 120W: Moral and Legal Problems this fall

Bruno Guindon is teaching PHIL 110: Intro to Logic and Reasoning this fall

Holly Andersen is teaching PHIL 144: Intro to Philosophy of Science, part of our Science Certificate this fall

Sorry but we're not offering Procrastination105 this fall :(

Dai Heide is teaching PHIL 100W: Knowledge and Reality and PHIL 150: History of Philosophy this fall

Nic Bommarito is teaching PHIL 357 this fall

Meet your new department

meet our staff

Student Advising

Summer and Fall 2020: all advising is done remotely, by email (and Zoom upon request). Please contact our Student Advisor,  Mrs. Laura Bologea, from your SFU email, and include your student ID#.


Please click on the image for our course planning slide show. Note: links do not work on mobile devices :(

Remote Learning

Student success in remote instruction

This is a new online resource for students and instructors.
• Provides resources and strategies to help students succeed in remote learning environments, and brings together supports offered by diverse SFU campus partners.
• All members of the SFU community can enroll

University prep

A free online course for all new incoming students that helps prepare them for their academic transition to SFU. Find out more

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

FASS First Year: information to help you prepare for enrollment and beyond, giving you the tools to be successful in FASS. 

Community connection website

This gathers all virtual community connection events for all students, from all areas across campus.

* FASS first year guide.pdf
Download the Faculty Of Arts and Social Sciences Guide to Course Selection

SFU 101

A co-curricular course that runs July-December.
• All the details students need to get started right during their first week, month and term
• Support building their second term schedule
• Learn about the SFU community including: student conduct and academic integrity; support fort learning in an online environment; helpful campus resources and how to recognize when they’re needed, e.g., My SSP, Health and Counselling, Careers, Learning Commons, myInvolvement, and Academic Advising.

SFU Philosophy

PSU meetings - open to all SFU Philosophy students, past and present. phil-studentunion@sfu.ca for details or click on image. Contact PSU on Facebook direct message on Instagram @phil_sfu email to phil-pres [at] sfu.ca