Carleton University Philosophy Society (CUPS) is a student-led society for undergrad and masters students interested in the exchange and discussion of philosophical ideas. Past topics include philosophy of music, metaethics, and women in early modern philosophy. Discussion groups are held throughout the term and all are welcome!

Stay tuned for more information about CUPS, including meeting dates, photos, and getting to know the exec team!

Upcoming Events

Writing Opportunity РSubmissions due March 11

CUPS wants to hear your ideas on how COVID will change some area of philosophy! Submissions will be reviewed and compiled on a website for department viewing.

To give you some ideas, topics can include justice and equality, effects on science (vaccine research, ethics, etc.,), and obligation. We want to stress, however, that you’re not limited to just these suggestions!

Submissions are due March 11 (500-word limit) and should be sent to If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out (same email).

Friday, February 26, 2021: February Discussion Group

“New Horizons in Suicide Research: Discussing a Spinozist Framework”

This Friday (@6:30 pm) CUPS is having their February Discussion Group. Led by one of the department’s graduate students, Ian Maclean-Evans, the group will be focused on the works of Spinoza, and his connection to suicide research. The registration link is below.