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Academic Posting: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN ASIAN PHILOSOPHY (tenure-track)

Posted online: September 18, 2018 The Department of Philosophy at The University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver Campus, invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track position). AOS: Asian Philosophy. AOC: Open. We welcome applications from philosophers who specialize in the philosophical traditions of East Asia and/or South Asia. A Ph.D. in Philosophy or other relevant […]

Academic Posting: CANADA RESEARCH CHAIR IN ETHICS OR SOCIAL-POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY

Posted online: September 18, 2018 The Department of Philosophy at The University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver Campus invites applications for the position of Canada Research Chair, Tier I, in Ethics or Social-Political Philosophy. This is a full-time tenured appointment made at the rank of Professor in the Department of Philosophy. We welcome applications from philosophers who […]

The Winner of the David Ricardo Essay Prize

Philip Monagan has won the David Ricardo Essay Prize for the best essay submitted in the course on the History and Philosophy of Economics (PHIL 363/ECON 319). Congratulations!

Jeff Pelletier along with Allen Hazen has won the inaugural competition for the Schotch-Jennings Logic Prize

Jeff Pelletier (UBC) along with Allen Hazen (U of A) has won the inaugural competition for the Schotch-Jennings Logic Prize, to be awarded in June at UNILOG 2018, the Congress on Universal Logic. The winning entry is entitled “K3, Ł3, LP, RM3, A3, FDE, M: How to make many valued logics work for you”. It […]

CANADA RESEARCH CHAIR IN PHILOSOPHY: POLITICS AND LANGUAGE

The Department of Philosophy at The University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver Campus invites applications for the position of Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Philosophy: Politics and Language.  The Chair is expected to be a full-time tenured appointment made at the rank of Professor in the Department of Philosophy.  The successful applicant will be a leading and […]

Philosophy job opening: Assistant Professor Without Review

The Department of Philosophy at UBC-Vancouver invites applications for a limited-term position at the rank of Assistant Professor Without Review to commence July 1, 2018. The appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal for up to two additional years, subject to funding and performance review. Area of Specialization: History of Philosophy (Ancient […]

Philosophy job opening: Lecturer

The Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts at UBC-Vancouver invites applications for the position of Lecturer, to commence September 1, 2018. The appointment is for one-year, from September 1 2018 to 31 August 2019. Lecturer positions are full-time appointments without review (i.e., non-tenure track), which are renewable for successive terms, subject to the […]

Workshop on Moral and Pragmatic Encroachment – January 20-21

Workshop Organizers: Jonathan Ichikawa and Sarah Moss Sponsored by the UBC and the University of Michigan Philosophy Departments According to traditional ideas about belief, knowledge, and evidence, whether someone should believe something, and whether one knows it, are fundamentally matters of ‘purely epistemic considerations’, like whether it is true and what evidence is available in […]