APA awarded $600K for PIKSI

Congratulations to the American Philosophical Association, which has been awarded a $600,000 grant from the Mellon Foundation to support PIKSI and other undergraduate diversity projects. See the full announcement at the link below.


Philosophy, Eugenics, and Disability in Alberta and Places North: A Public Symposium

Public Symposium
Western Canadian Philosophical Association
October 25th, 1.30 – 4.20 pm
University of Alberta, Edmonton
Business 1 – 9

Philosophy, Eugenics, and Disability
in Alberta and Places North


Dick Sobsey, John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre, University of Alberta

“Varieties of Eugenics Experience in the 21st Century”

Simo Vehmas, Education, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

“Preventing Disability: Nordic Perspectives”

Martin Tweedale, Philosophy, University of Alberta

“Ethical Dilemmas in Eliminating the MacEachran Prizes in Philosophy”

Rob Wilson, Philosophy, University of Alberta

“Building Inclusive Communities Through Practices of Collective Memory: The Case of Eugenic Sterilization in Alberta”

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