Welcome to Department of Philosophy’s Homepage.  The  Department of Philosophy at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada’s capital city, combines award-winning teaching with excellence in research.

A major focal point is interdisciplinary research and teaching in two main areas: moral, social & political philosophy, and philosophy of mind, language, and knowledge. The Department has strong ties to the Centre on Values and Ethics and the Institute for Cognitive Science. Several members are also active researchers in history of philosophy. Learn more.

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Philosophy Instructor on Robot Ethics

In a recent article he penned for The Conversation, Instructor in the Department of Philosophy, Jason Millar asked the question “should your robot driver kill you to save a child’s life?” He also appeared on the Australian program The Wire, to discuss the ethical implications of our... More

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Main Office Closure

** The Main Office for Philosophy will be CLOSED Tues. July 22 to Tues. Aug. 5 **   Please direct your concerns/inquiries/questions as follows: If you have a question specific to your current summer class, you will need to contact your professor.  Refer to the Faculty Listing page on this... More

Friday, July 18th, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News


Contract Instructors, 2014-15 (Late Posting)

Fall 2014 / Winter 2015 Contract Instructor positions in the Department of Philosophy Carleton University (Late Posting)   The appointment of all Contract Instructors at Carleton University is subject to the provisions of Articles 15 – 18 of the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 Collective Agreement.  It... More

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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