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June 2014

Congratulations to Prof. Michael Blome-Tillmann on the recent publication of his new book, Knowledge and Presuppositions.

For more information, please see the Oxford University Press website here: http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199686087.do.

May 2014

Congratulations to Prof. Dirk Schlimm! The Board of Governors has approved his promotion to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure, effective June 1, 2014. Prof. Schlimm was initially appointed as an Assistant Professor in 2009.

Congratulations to Prof. Michael Blome-Tillmann! The Board of Governors has approved his promotion to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure, effective June 1, 2014. Prof. Blome-Tillmann was initially appointed as an Assistant Professor in 2008.

January 2014

Prof. Marguerite Deslauriers and undergraduate Vivian Feldblyum will both be speaking at one of the upcoming sessions of McGill for Humanities.

December 2013

Congrats to Prof. Andrew Reisner, whose article "Leaps of Knowledge" appears in the newly released volume The Aim of Belief (Oxford: OUP, Ed. Timothy Chan).

Prof. David Davies participated in a colloquium on Shunga & Philosophy, organized by the Aesthetics Research Centre at the University of Kent, the British Museum, and SOAS, University of London.

November 2013

Congratulations to Saleema Nawaz for winning the Quebec Writers’ Federation top prize in fiction, the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize, for her new book, Bone and Bread.

 

October 2013

Congratulations to Prof. Marguerite Deslauriers on the release of her new book, The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle's Politics, co-edited with Pierre Destrée! The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle’s Politics presents fourteen original essays by an international group of established and emerging scholars, providing a comprehensive account of  an ancient text that remains one of the most influential works in the history of political theory.

Profs. Michael Blome-Tillmann and Michael Hallett will be speaking on Saturday, October 12 as part of the 2013 Conférences Hughes Leblanc Crispin Wright Lectures at UQAM.

 

August 2013

Prof. Eric Lewis was on the design team of the of the newly released iTunes app AUMI, by the Deep Listening Institute. The Adaptive Use Musical Instruments (AUMI) software enables people with limited voluntary movement to independently engage in music-making.  

July 2013

Congratulations to Professors Michael Hallett and Dirk Schlimm on the publication of their edited volume David Hilbert's Lectures on the Foundations of Logic and Arithmetic, 1917-1933. Edited by W. Ewald and W. Sieg, in association with M. Hallett, in collaboration with U. Majer and D. Schlimm. Vol. 3 of Hilbert's Lectures on the Foundations of Mathematics and Physics, Springer, Berlin, 2013.

For more information, please see: http://www.springer.com/mathematics/history+of+mathematics/book/978-3-540-20578-4

 

May 2013

The Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec is featuring an exhibition on the career of Raymond Klibansky at the Grand Bibliothèque de Montréal. A catalogue entitled Raymond Klibansky (1905-2005) – La bibliothèque d’un philosophe will be launched on May 17th to mark the opening of the conference Journées d’étude internationales Raymond Klibansky et l’héritage warburgien des sciences de la culture (17-19 mai).

The exhibition runs until August 25, 2013.

Raymond Klibansky (1905-2005) – La bibliothèque d'un philosophe Exhibition
From November 13, 2012 to August 25, 2013
Grande Bibliothèque
Main exhibition hall, Level M
475, boulevard De Maisonneuve Est
Montréal
Free admission Tuesdays through Fridays, from 12 noon to 9 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 5 pm.
The exhibition is a BAnQ production.

April 2013

The 2nd annual Dubrovnik Conference on the Philosophy of Art was held from April 22-26, 2013, at the Inter-University Centre in Dubrovnik, Croatia.  Organized by Prof. David Davies, this international conference was a great success.  Prof. Davies and Ph.D. Candidate Michel Xhignesse both gave papers.

March 2013

Congratulations to Professor Eric Lewis on the publication of his new book The Video Art of Sylvia Safdie with McGill-Queen's University Press.

For more information, please see: http://mqup.mcgill.ca/book.php?bookid=3010

March 2013

Congratulations to Profesor Charles Taylor, who was one of awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. Professor Taylor is one of 60,000 recipients who have been recognized for significant contributions to Canadian society.

January 2013

Eric Lewis, Director of the McGill Center for the Critical Study of Improvisation, has become a full member of CIRMMT.

December 2012

Congratulations to Philosophy Course Lecturer Antoine Panaïoti for the publication of his first monograph, Nietzsche and Buddhist Philosophy, with Cambridge University Press. For more information, please see: www.cambridge.org/9781107031623.

September 2012

We welcome our new Graduate Students:

  • Joseph Carew
  • Marie Anne Casselot-Legros
  • Caroline Lyster
  • Eric Murphy
  • Muhammad Velji