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Announcement of Deputy Academic Director | UBC Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology

Announcement from the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology: We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Christina Hendricks as the new Deputy Academic Director of the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology.  Dr. Hendricks begins her role July 1, 2017 with a 3-year appointment. Christina is currently Professor of Teaching in the Department […]

Alison Wylie is joining UBC Philosophy as of July 1

We’re thrilled to announce the newest member of our department: Alison Wylie is joining UBC Philosophy as of July 1. Alison is a major figure in philosophy of social science and feminist philosophy of science, and has a particular interest in history and philosophy of archaeology. Welcome Alison! See http://www.alisonwylie.net/ for more details about Alison’s research and teaching.

Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable 2017

Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable 2017

We are pleased to announce that the 2017 Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable will be held at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada on May 19-20. Hosts: Margaret Schabas (margaret.schabas@ubc.ca) and Daniel Steel (daniel.steel@ubc.ca) The Centre for Applied Ethics and the Department of Philosophy at UBC are proud to be lead sponsors of the 2017 […]

The Winner of a Canada Council Killam Research Prize

The Winner of a Canada Council Killam Research Prize

Dominic Lopes – Being for Beauty: Aesthetic Agency and Value Ours is an era unrivalled in the richness of its aesthetic achievement. Natural beauty lies within easy reach, design is ubiquitous, and more art is now made than ever before, sometimes using new technologies to yield entirely new forms. Aesthetic opportunities fill every niche and compete for attention, […]