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Amer

Amer

When I learned that Canada was welcoming 50,000 Syrian refugees in 2016, I felt a sense of urgency around being part of the receiving party, particularly because I myself am an Arabic immigrant to Canada

Degree: Philosophy BA '05, MA '07

Occupation: Medical Officer, Canadian Armed Forces

Patrick

Philosophy is good preparation for just about anything, as most careers involve critical thinking, and some amount of ethical decision making.

Vida

Vida

Degree UBC Philosophy BA ’09 Occupation Assistant Professor of Philosophy Biography Philosophy is seen as a relatively isolating enterprise, and while that can be true, I’ve found that it has allowed me to meet some of my closest friends in college and graduate school.  You can really get to know somebody through trying to grasp […]

Ted

Ted

Degree UBC Philosophy BA, ’08 Occupation Postdoctoral Research Fellow Biography What attracted you to your current career? That I get paid to write, think, and talk about philosophy 🙂 Philosophy has played a formational role in my personal development.  I was lucky enough to have found philosophy at a young age in my early teens.  […]