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Congratulations to Quinn Gibson (BA Honours'10), who just graduated with a PhD in Philosophy from UC Berkeley. His thesis was supervised by R. Jay Wallace and John Campbell (MA'80). Quinn is taking up a postdoctoral teaching fellowship at NYU Shanghai.

Congratulations to Walter Glannon on receiving the Student Union's 2017 Teaching Excellence Award, and to Mark Migotti for receiving honorable mention for the second consecutive year.

Brayden Mills-Smith defended his MA thesis, "Addiction as an Excuse". It was supervised by Walter Glannon and examined by Ann Levey and Allen Habib.

Congratulations to Audrey Delamont! She successfully defended her MA thesis "Action, Knowledge Norms, and Moral Reasons" today. It was supervised by Jeremy Fantl and examined by David Dick and Mark Migotti.

Congratulations Bokai Yao!

Bokai Yao successfully defended his MA thesis "Some Puzzles About Ability". It was supervised by Ish Haji. Yao will enter the PhD program at the University of Notre Dame in the Fall.

Alison McConwell successfully defended her dissertation, "Individuality, the Major Transitions, and the Evolutionary Contingency Thesis." Her thesis was supervised by Marc Ereshefsky.

Whether we realize it or not, movies carry philosophical messages that portray and shape the culture. Professor Jeremy Fantl will offer a new Block Week course in Fall 2017 called "PHILOSOPHY AT THE MOVIES"

Just how much money do we need to be happy? Assistant Professor David Dick tells us on CBC Radio's "Mad Money".

What will you remember best about your university years? Being a student isn't just about going to class; it's also about flourishing during your time here.

DEREK TURNER, Fulbright Visiting Research Chair (Winter 2017), and ADRIAN CURRIE, Eyes High Postdoctoral Fellow (2014-16), tell us missing fossils matter as much as the ones we have found.


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