Department of Philosophy



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Core Faculty

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

Paul Fairfield, Continental Philosophy.

Kerah Gordon-Solmon, Moral and Political Philosophy.

Lisa Guenther Phenomenology, Feminism, Capital Punishment and the Carceral State, Race and Racism.

Deborah Knight, Philosophy of Art and Philosophical Aesthetics.

Meena Krishnamurthy, Social and Political Philosophy, Africana and Indian Philosophy

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

Will Kymlicka, Political Philosophy.

Daryn Lehoux Ancient Sciences, History and Philosophy of Science, 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.

Elliot Paul, Early Modern Philosophy, Epistemology, Creativity.

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

Sergio Sismondo, Science and Technology Studies.

Mick Smith Environmental Ethics, 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.

Leslie Green (Law), Philosophy of Law, Jurisprudence, Constitutional Theory, Human Rights.

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.

Jean Thomas (Law), Philosophy of Law, Ethics, Meta-Ethics.

Gregoire Webber (Law), Philosophy of Law, Human Rights, Public Law.

Adjunct Faculty

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

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

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

Teaching Fellows / Post Doctoral Faculty

Lesley Jamieson, Moral philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Education. 

Jacquelyn Maxwell, Moral philosophy and moral psychology.

Agnes Tam, Social & Political Philosophy, Social Epistemology, Animal Ethics.

Lev Marder, Political theory, history of political thought, politics of knowledge, law and politics, political psychology, international relations, and theories of representation.

Emeriti and Retirees

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

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, Ethics and Animals, Philosophy of Vegetarianism, Nineteenth-Century European Philosophy, Existentialism, Philosophy of Peace.

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.