Sunday, February 28, 2021

Tag: philosophy

Are we all zombies?

For Halloween this year, UTM students welcomed award-winning lecturer and cognitive scientist Dr. John Vervaeke to give a talk on how humans are all potentially philosophical...

A dose of art philosophy in a nutshell

What makes an artwork beautiful? Why does Duchamp’s Fountain, essentially a urinal, count as a piece of art whereas urinals in a public washroom...

North building underway

North Building Phase 2 is still currently in development and expected to open on schedule in late August of 2018. UTM’s chief administrative officer, Paul...

Diving into the phenomenon of vagueness

Last Wednesday, Professor Diana Raffman from the Department of Philosophy presented a talk on vagueness, addressing the central question, “What is vagueness and why...

History is more than just names and dates

What makes a good teacher? It’s a difficult question. I personally hold some of my previous teachers responsible for shaping me into the person I...

The Absurd by Thomas Nagel

When Professor Belinda Piercy told her class of 400 that life had no meaning, I waited for the sky to fall. After several seconds...

The gentle way with Professor Krull

Many know judo as a Japanese form of wrestling, but for the analytical chemistry professor and acting principal of UTM, judo is more than...

An Aboriginal lesson in philosophies

Traditional teacher Cat Criger, UTM’s Aboriginal elder, talks about his philosophies on life and spirituality

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