Department of Philosophy



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Core Faculty

Susan E. Babbitt, Early or Theravada Buddhism, José Martí.

David J. Bakhurst, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Ethics, Russian Philosophy.

Paul Fairfield, Continental Philosophy.

Kerah Gordon-Solmon, Moral and Political Philosophy.

Lisa Guenther (Jointly appointed with Cultural Studies), Phenomenology, Feminism, Mass Incarceration, Capital Punishment and the Carceral State, Race and Racism.

Deborah Knight, Philosophy of Art and Philosophical Aesthetics.

Rahul Kumar, Moral/Ethical Theory, Moral Pyschology, Political Philosophy.

Will Kymlicka, Political Philosophy.

Daryn Lehoux (Jointly appointed with Dept. of Classics), Ancient sciences, epistemology, observation, astrometeorology.

Stephen Leighton,  Ancient Philosophy, Philosophical Psychology, Ethics.

Adèle Mercier, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Logic, Semantics, Linguistic Theory.

Jon Miller, Early Modern Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy.

Joshua Mozersky,  Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language

Udo Schüklenk, Bioethics, Applied Ethics, Public Health Ethics, Research Ethics, Publishing Ethics.

Sergio Sismondo, Science & Technology Studies.

Mick Smith (Jointly appointed with Environmental Studies), Environmental ethics, social constructions of nature, Gadamer, social theory and hermeneutics.

Christine Sypnowich,  Political Philosophy, Jurisprudence, Marxist Theory, Feminist Theory.

Cross-Appointed Faculty

Cheryl Cline (Health Sciences), Bioethics, Political Philosophy, Environmental Ethics.

Colin Farrelly (Political Studies), Political Philosophy, Bioethics

Andrew Lister (Political Studies), Political Philosophy, Political Theory.

David Miller (Nuffield College, Oxford), Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Theory.

Margaret Moore (Political Studies), Political Theory, Political Philosophy

Ram Murty (Mathematics), Number Theory, Indian Philosophy, Mathematical Logic. 

Michael Pratt (Law), Philosophy of Law, Theories of Private Law, Moral Philosophy

Adjunct Faculty

Omar Bachour, Moral and Political Philosophy, Marxist Theory

Jacqueline M. Davies, Feminist Thought, Jewish Philosophy, Narrative Reasoning, and Critical Thinking. 

Kurt Mertel, 19th and 20th century European Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy

Mark C.R. Smith,  Philosophy of Mathematics, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Thought. 

Nancy Salay, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics 

Emeritus Faculty

Jerome Bickenbach, Disability Studies, Bioethics, Philosophy of Law.

Albert P. Fell, Philosophy of History, Philosophy of Art.

Jacalyn Duffin (Health Sciences), Medical Epistemology, Concepts of Disease, History of Medicine.

Michael A. Fox, Environmental Ethics, Nineteenth-Century Philosophy.

Henry Laycock,  Metaphysics and Semantics, Philosophy of Language, Marx.

D.L.C. Maclachlan, Philosophy of Perception, Philosophical Logic, Metaphysics.

Alistair M. Macleod, Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law.

Christine Overall, Feminist Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Education.

Carlos G. Prado, Epistemology, Philosophers: Descartes, Foucault, Rorty Topics: rational suicide, physician-assisted suicide