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  1. Assiniboia Hall

    Call for papers: Western Canadian Philosophical Association, 28-30 October 2016

    Keynote speakers: Thomas Hurka and Jeannette Armstrong Deadline for submitting papers: July 15 (extended)

  2. Philosophy Students Heading to Beijing

    Beijing Normal University accepts 5 Philosophy Students to their summer school

  3. Kornelsen Prize Awarded

    The 2016 Isaak Kornelsen Memorial Undergraduate Essay Prize awarded to Philosophy Honors Student.

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Course descriptions 2016–2017 (topics courses, full course list is on Beartracks)

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Philosophy is the critical study of ideas, experiences, and institutions. Whether your inclinations are those of the mathematician, the poet, the scholar, or the activist, there is certain to be an area of philosophy that will pique your interest. Unlike many other fields, in which the memorization of facts or the inculcation of received theories figures prominently, philosophy is devoted to free inquiry, and originality and creativity as well as the ability to express oneself clearly and to argue convincingly are valued. For this reason, the Philosophy major, and the study of philosophy generally, offer preparation for a variety of careers.