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Daryn Lehoux interviewed on NPR

Daryn Lehoux was the subject of a show on National Public Radio, talking about the history of the idea of spontaneous generation and his book Creatures Born of Mud and Slime. 


Carlos Prado quoted in the New York Times

Emeritus Professor Carlos Prado is quoted on Trump and "post-truth" in an article in the New York Times.


Kyle Johannsen's new book

Recent PhD student Kyle Johannsen has just published a revised version of his dissertation, as A Conceptual Investigation of Justice.


Students Heather Poechman and Michael Luoma presented at Public Issues and Public Reason

MA students Heather Poechman and Michael Luoma gave some thought provoking presentations at the Public Issues and Public Reason conference.


Carlos Prado recognized as one of the ten most influential Hispanic Canadians

In November, TD Bank recognized Professor Emeritus Carlos Prado as one of today's ten most influential Hispanic Canadians.


A Historic Encounter: Douglas Jay returns to Queen's

The Philosophy Department had a special visitor this week when 92-year-old former instructor (Charles) Douglas Jay, came with his granddaughter, Victoria Jay (a second-year Concurrent Education student at Queen’s), and son, Garth Jay, to see the campus.


Deborah Knight in The Smithsonian magazine

Deborah Knight was interviewed about philosophical issues stemming from the new Blade Runner movie.