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 →
Honorary degrees, news and appointments
April 30, 2018
Congratulations to faculty, former faculty and alumni this month. Professor Emeritus Steven Davis...
Hart Prize 2018
April 25, 2018
PHIL 121: Global Justice - An introduction to the ethical issues arising from...
Keenan Prize 2018
April 04, 2018
The Brian M. Keenan Prize will be presented on the merit of an undergraduate paper of at least...
Schotch-Jennings Logic Prize
March 14, 2018
Congratulations to Jeff Pelletier, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and CRC Emeritus...
Cyborg insect ethics
January 25, 2018
SFU Philosophy professor, Holly Andersen recently took part in a radio discussion on the ethics of...
Staff Achievement Awards 2017
January 23, 2018
Congratulations to Philosophy Department Manager, Laura Bologea whose exceptional service has been...
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