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Dr David Brewster

One of our earliest alumni, Dr David Brewster, went into medical school after completing his Philosophy BA. He has spent his medical career helping impoverished children in many countries and is currently training pediatricians in East Timor.  He's profiled in this summer's Arts Alumni newsletter (page 4).

Kyle Bromhall wins prize

Kyle Bromhall, now in our PhD program, has won the William James Prize for his paper "Is there more to rationality than its sentiment?" which he will give at this December's annual meeting of the American Philosophical Association.  Congratulations Kyle!


Jean Harvey

We are sorry to announce that Jean Harvey, Professor of Philosophy, died April 20, 2014 after an illness that was unexpectedly detected late last October. She was 67 years old and is survived by her beloved companion animals and her brother, who lives in England. She passed away with little pain.

Daniel Harris awarded SSHRC post-doc

Our recent PhD graduate, Daniel Harris, has just (February 2014) been awarded a two-year SSHRC postdoc, which he will take up at Hunter College of the City University of New York.  Congratulations Daniel!

Canada Graduate Scholarship recipient

Congratulations to Patrick Di Salvo, an incoming MA student, who won a Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship.