Important Updates for the Summer and Fall Terms 2021:

  • Philosophy department: no in-person teaching for Summer (courses continue through remote instruction). Fall: most PHIL courses are in person, with 6 courses offered remote. 
  • See a list of all Remote courses at SFU for the Fall term here.  
  • The Philosophy department's offices/spaces are closed and everyone is working remote. Instructors, TAs, and staff are available by email: see Contact page and People page.
  • Undergraduate advising, program declarations: email Jay Leardi, the Undergraduate Advisor, at philcomm@sfu.ca (include student ID#)
  • Summer term deadlines and Academic dates. Deadline to withdraw from a course with a WD notation, or to opt into the elective grade system: July 6
  • New elective grade policy : P/CR/NC, pilot project for Spring/Summer/Fall 2021. List of exclusions for the new policy.  Specifically for Philosophy: 
  1. Students can use a P or CR to satisfy any requirement for a Major, Joint Major, Honours, or Minor in Philosophy (with the exception of PHIL 477 and 478).
  2. Students can use a P or CR to satisfy any prerequisite requirement for any PHIL course.
  3. Students can use a P (but not a CR) to satisfy any requirement for the Ethics Certificate, or the Philosophy and Methodology of Science Certificate.
  4. Philosophy Majors and Honours students can use a P (but not a CR) to satisfy any WQB requirement. 
Updates revised: June 30, 2021
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

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PSU Meetings

  • O.G. (Original/Regular Phil Club) where we deconstruct. discuss, and debate a broad overview and variety of topics in Philosophy, which could include ethical dilemmas. This will be held Wednesdays at 1:30PM in the Phil Commons Room.
  • Sci-Fi Phil Club where we ponder things such as the existence of time, discuss the modalities of science fiction works (i.e. Interstellar, Marvel's Infinity War) and square up in philosophical dispute will be held on Mondays at 1:30PM in the Phil Commons Room.