Master of Arts
The Department of Philosophy is an active, mid-sized department that has broad interests in philosophical issues within the Anglo-American analytic tradition. Members of the department are engaged in research in philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of language, aesthetics, ethics, social/political philosophy, logic, Indian philosophy and the history of philosophy.
|Anderson, Scott Allen||intersection of ethics and social and political philosophy, largely focused on how to use and regulate power, coercion, and social norms; action theory and moral psychology, privacy, and problems related to the intensification of technology and information.|
|Aydede, Murat||Philosophy of mind|
|Ballarin, Roberta||Philosophical logic, nature and sources of necessity|
|Bartha, Paul||logic; probability; analogical reasoning, Philosophy of science, decision theory|
|Beatty, John Henry||Socio-political dimensions of genetics and evolutionary biology|
|Bedke, Matthew||metaethics, ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of law, epistemology|
|Berryman, Sylvia||Ancient Greek natural philosophy, Aristotle's ethics, ethics and global poverty|
|Ichikawa, Jonathan||epistemology; philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, philosophical methodology (including experimental philosophy), cognitive science, and metaphysics, especially but not|
|Jenkins, Carrie||Philosophy, Metaphysics, Romantic love, Epistemology, Language and meaning, Philosophy of love, Creative scholarship, Critical approaches to normalcy , Art and inclusion, Interdisciplinarity and liminality|
|Margolis, Eric||Philosophy of mind, cognitive sciences, developmental origins of human conceptual system, relationship between language and thought, exaplanation of distinctively human cognition|
|Mole, Christopher||Philosophical issues that arise from the attempt to understand the mind scientifically, aesthetics of literature|
|Richardson, Alan Walter||History of philosophy of science in early twentieth century|
|Russell, Joseph Paul||Free will, contemporary compatibilism, optimism-pessimism contrast|
|Schabas, Margaret||History and Philosophy of Economics|
|Simchen, Ori||Philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, philosophy of law|
|Stephens, Christopher||philosophy of biology, philosophy of science, rationality, Why be rational?, scientific philosophy|
|Thompson, Evan||Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Mind, Phenomenology, Asian Philosophies|
|Wylie, Alison||philosophy of science, philosophy of the social and historial sciences, feminist philosophy, philosophy of archaeology, research ethics (non-medical), science studies|
The Department of Philosophy at The University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver Campus, invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track position). AOS: History of Modern Philosophy (circa 1500-1800). AOC: Open. We welcome applications from philosophers who specialize in any aspect...
The Department internal deadline: Friday, October 11th, 2019. Here is the relevant UBC link for more information: https://www.postdocs.ubc.ca/award/killam-postdoctoral-research-fellowship Please contact Tim Son (firstname.lastname@example.org), if you have a questions.
Congratulations to Rebecca Livernois, who successfully defended her doctoral thesis on August 7, 2019. She will start a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at Western University in London Ontario in September. Her thesis is entitled A philosophical analysis of the concept of an externality in economic...