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Welcome to Department of Philosophy’s Homepage.  The  Department of Philosophy at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada’s capital city, combines award-winning teaching with excellence in research.

A major focal point is interdisciplinary research and teaching in two main areas: moral, social & political philosophy, and philosophy of mind, language, and knowledge. The Department has strong ties to the Centre on Values and Ethics and the Institute for Cognitive Science. Several members are also active researchers in history of philosophy. Learn more.

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Jerry Tsui and Eli Shupe Video

Video: Choosing Carleton’s MA in Philosophy

Jerry Tsui and Eli Shupe are both master’s students studying Philosophy at Carleton University. They explain why they chose this program, including how the skills they are attained are transferable to other things.... More

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 in Philosophy Feed for all posts filed under Philosophy and tagged

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Contract Instructor Positions for Summer 2015

Contract Instructor Opportunities Summer 2015 Carleton University, Department of Philosophy Pursuant to Article 16 of the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 Collective Agreement, applications are invited from members of the CUPE 4600-2 bargaining unit and other interested persons to teach the following Philosophy... More

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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Philosophy Instructor on Robot Ethics

In a recent article he penned for The Conversation, Instructor in the Department of Philosophy, Jason Millar asked the question “should your robot driver kill you to save a child’s life?” He also appeared on the Australian program The Wire, to discuss the ethical implications of our... More

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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