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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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Contract Instructor Positions for Summer 2016

Contract Instructor Opportunities Summer 2016 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 courses during the 2016... More

Thursday, November 19th, 2015 in News Feed for all posts filed under News


Visiting Professor, Pragati Sahni

The philosophy department is pleased to welcome Pragati Sahni, Visiting Professor from Delhi University.  She will be teaching two courses in the winter semester, Asian Philosophy (PHIL 2700) and Buddhist Ethics (PHIL 4320A/PHIL 5350W).  More details:   PHIL 2700, Asian Philosophy:... More

Thursday, October 29th, 2015 in News Feed for all posts filed under News


Nov. 10 | Chet Mitchell Memorial Lecture with Marianne Constable

Dr. Marianne Constable (University of California, Berkeley) joins us on Tuesday, November 10th as the guest presenter for our Fall session of the Chet Mitchell Memorial Lecture! The full details of her presentation, entitled “The Old Story of a New Law? Chicago Husband-Killers and their... More

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