Edited by Martin Pickavé and Lisa Shapiro
A specialized path for 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. learn more →
SFU Philosophy offers the MA degree through a fully-funded program carefully designed to fill a special niche in philosophy graduate education. Our course-based, two-year program is geared towards students who have decided to pursue a PhD in philosophy, yet currently lack the background or academic record required for entry into the world’s best philosophy departments. learn more →
All professions increasingly demand ethical training, for good reasons. Ethics is about deciding what's the right course of action, and what justifies our 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 →
Sept 15: John Campbell, UC Berkeley
Sept 22: Karen Detlefsen, Penn
Sept 26: Jacqui Broad, Monash University (note: 4:30pm in room AQ 6106)
Oct 6 : Anjan Chakravartty, Notre Dame
Oct 27 : Alex Guerrero, Rutgers
Nov 17: Graham Hubbs, Idaho
Nov 24: Fatema Amijee, SFU
Dec 1: Nicholas Smyth, SFU
Dec 8: Rosemary Twomey, SFU
Keenan Prize 2017 Congratulations to current MA graduate student, Kelsey Vicars, whose paper Implicit Bias and...
Convocation Fall 2017 Congratulations to all our graduating students at Fall Convocation 2017, including David Walker who...
Graduate Research Award 2016-2017 CONGRATULATIONS!!! To the joint winners of the 2016-2017 Graduate Research Award Weixin Cai (“How...
July 01, 2017
Dr. Endre Begby has won the Dean of Graduate Studies Award for Excellence, in the category of...
Horban Award Peter Horban Philosophy Undergraduate Award
SFU instructors can receive grants of up to $6,000 through the TLDG program. The grants are intended to recognize teaching development as a scholarly activity and to stimulate faculty-led investigation of new or innovative teaching and learning practices.
Projects Completed Jan - Sept 2017
Nicolas Fillion: Improving the Teaching of Threshold Concepts in Introductory Logic Courses