PHDs Awarded, 1999 - present

2016

Vitaly Kiryushchenko

Degree Awarded: June-16

Supervisory Committee: H. Jackman, C. Verheggen, C. Campbell

Title: The Social and the Real: The Idea of Objectivity in Peirce, Brandom, and Mcdowell

Craig Roxborough

Degree Awarded: April-16

Supervisory Committee:  K. Andrews, H. Jackman, M. Khalidi

Title: Putting the Folk Back Into Folk Psychology: The Social, Cultural and Moral Character of Folk Psychology

Matthew Schaeffer

Degree Awarded: April-16

Supervisory Committee:  M. Giudice, R. Myers, A. MacLachlan

Title: Thomistic Personalism: Clarifying and Advancing the Project

William Woof

Degree Awarded: January-16

Supervisory Committee:  W. Cragg, R. Myers, J. Darroch

Title: A Kantian Program for Contemporary Issues in Business Ethics

2015

Alessandro Angelo Manduca-Barone

Degree Awarded: June-15

Supervisory Committee: D. Waring, M. Giudice, J. Lexchin

Title: The Ethically Required Level of Mental Capacity Needed for Consent to Participate in Clinical Research on the Terminally Ill

Jill Cumby

Degree Awarded: May-15

Supervisory Committee: H. Jackman, C. Verheggen, K. Andrews

Title: Concepts, Cases, and Compbellingness: Exploring the Role of Intuitive Analysis in Philosophical Inquiry

Burcu Erciyes

Degree Awarded: May-15

Supervisory Committee: L. Code, C. Verheggen, J. Hattiangadi

Title: Situating Objectivity: A Feminist Conceptualization

Joshua Mugg

Degree Awarded: May-15

Supervisory Committee: M. Khalidi, K. Andrews, J. Beck

Title: How Many Minds do We Need? Toward a One-System Account of Human Reasoning"

Alcibiades Julio Malapi-Nelson

Degree Awarded: April-15

Supervisory Committee: J. Hattiangadi, I. Jarvie, D. McArthur

Title: Merging the Natural with the Artificial: The Nature of a Machine and the Collapse of Cybernetics

2014

Alex Wilson

Degree Awarded: September-14

Supervisory Committee: J. Hattiangadi, H. Jackman, D. McArthur

Title: A Pyrrhonist Examination of Scientific Knowledge

Brandon Fenton

Degree Awarded: September-14

Supervisory Committee: S. Dimock, R. Myers, K. Andrews

Title: Autonomy, Automaticity, Attention and Conscious Unity: Why Empirical Research on the Unity of Consciousness Matter for Autonomy

Michelle Ciurria

Degree Awarded: August-14

Supervisory Committee: R. Myers, M. Gilbert, A. MacLachlan

Title: Situationism and Moral Responsibility: An Externalist Account

Marc Champagne

Degree Awarded: July-14

Supervisory Committee: H. Jackman, J. Beck, D. Jopling

Title: The Semiotic Mind: A Fundamental Theory of Consciousness

Aaron Landry

Degree Awarded: May-14

Supervisory Committee: G. Nadaff, L. Brisson, D. Jopling

Title: Plato's Conception of Divination

Diane Gall

Degree Awarded: April-14

Supervisory Committee: J. Baker, I. Hacking, D. Jopling

Title: Commonsense Psychology: Fodor, Dennett, Baker

Allan Randall

Degree Awarded: April-14

Supervisory Committee: J. Hattiangadi, D. McArthur, A. Steinberg

Title: An Algorithmic Interpretation of Quantum Probability

2013

Debbie Roberts

Degree Awarded: April-13

Supervisory Committee: S. Dimock, W. Cragg, S. Tweyman

Title: A Kantian Defense of Regulatory Law and Penalty: Consumer Protection in the Canadian Automotive Industry

2012

Teresa Segal

Degree Awarded: Jun-12

Supervisory Committee: S. Dimock, M. Giudice, E. Gedge, F. Latchford

Title: The Ethics of Reproductive Technology Clinics Selecting Against Disability: PGD and Discarding Abnormal Embryos

Olaf Ellefson

Degree Awarded: Sept-12

Supervisory Committee: C. Verheggen, H. Jackman, M. Khalidi

Title: Truth, Reference, and Intuition

Ryan Tonkens

Degree Awarded: Aug-12

Supervisory Committee: D. Waring, A. MacLachlan, R. Myers

Title: The Virtues and Vices of Rigging the Natural Lottery: A Character-Based Evaluation of Prenatal Genetic Alteration

Jeremy Petch

Degree Awarded: June-12

Supervisory Committee: D. Waring, J. Gilmour, L. Jacobs

Title: A Health Policy Ethics Approach Developing Recommendations for Regulation of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis in Canada

Dale Matthew

Degree Awarded: July-12

Supervisory Committee: E. Morera, R. Myers, L.P. Hodgson

Title: Racial Discrimination and the Site of Distributive Justice

Mohamad Al-Hakim

Degree Awarded: Aug-12

Supervisory Committee: M. Giudice, S. Dimock, L.P. Hodgson, A. March

Title: Uneasy Relations: Minorities, Comprehensive Doctrines, Rawls's Political Liberalism

2011

Adam Rawlings

Degree Awarded: Oct-11

Supervisory Committee: R. Myers, K. Andrews, A. MacLachlan

Title: How Reasons Explain Actions

Viola Cleo Bradshaw

Degree Awarded: Aug-11

Supervisory Committee: G. Naddaf, H. Jackman, L. Brisson

Title: Soul-Shaping: Spatial Metaphors in the Development of Subjectivity in Plato

Sara Applebaum

Degree Awarded: June-11

Supervisory Committee: D. Jopling

Title: Self-knowledge, Emotions, and Eternity in Spinoza's Ethics

Shereen Hassanein

Degree Awarded: Jan-11

Supervisory Committee: S. Shanker, J. Pelham, K. Andrews

Title: Linguistic Representationalism Magnified: A Detailed Analysis of Innateness Versus Social Features and Rational Versus Empirical Arguments for Linguistic Representations and Language as a Whole

2010

Joshua Paul

Degree Awarded: Nov-10

Supervisory Committee: E. Morera, L. Code, A. Hassanpour

Title: A Living Colonialsim: Reconceptualizing Anti-Colonial Philosophy

Susan Dieleman

Degree Awarded: Nov-10

Supervisory Committee: L. Code, H. Jackman, R. Myers

Title: Revisiting Rorty: A Pragmatist Feminist Solution to the Problem of Epistemic Exclusion

Anna Mudde

Degree Awarded: Oct-10

Supervisory Committee: L. Code, J. Vernon, E. Morera

Title: Thoughtful Theory and the Possibility of Reflexive Subjectivity

Serife Tekin

Degree Awarded: Aug-10

Supervisory Committee: D. Jopling, K. Andrews, I. Hacking

Title: Mad Narratives: Exploring Self-Constitutions Through The Diagnostic Looking Glass

Matthew Crippen

Degree Awarded: May-10

Supervisory Committee: E. Cameron, D.Jopling, J. Bicknell

Title: Art and Pragmatism: James and Dewey on the Reconstructive Presuppositions of Experience

2009

Wayne Ross Allen

Degree Awarded: Dec-09

Supervisory Committee: S. Tweyman, J. Gonda, B. Wilson

Title: The Origins of Moral Distinctions

Linda Carozza

Degree Awarded: Dec-09

Supervisory Committee: M. Gilbert, C.Duran, D. Orr

Title: The Emotional Mode of Argumentation: Descriptive, People-Centered, and Process-Oriented

Maria Botero

Degree Awarded: Sep-09

Supervisory Committee: S. Shanker, K. Andrews, B. King

Title: Primate Mother and Infant Interaction: Methods and Mind

2008

James Connelly

Degree Awarded: Apr-08

Supervisory Committee: H. Jackman, B.Myers, J. Pelham, C. Verheggen

Title: Wittgenstein and Early Analytic Semantics: Towards a Phenomenology of Truth

2007

James Pratt

Degree Awarded: Dec-07

Supervisory Committee: R. Myers, D. Jopling, K. Andrews

Title: From an Ethics of Virtue to an Ethics of Character: Character and Moral Psychology

Shyam Ranganathan

Degree Awarded: Sep-07

Supervisory Committee: R. Myers, S. Shanker, H. Jackman

Title: Translating Evaluation Discourse: The Semantics of Thick and Thin Concepts

Peter Krek

Degree Awarded: Aug-07

Supervisory Committee: K. Andrews, D. Jopling, J. Vernon

Title: Empathy: An Embodied Approach

Jorge Rodriguez

Degree Awarded: Jun-07

Supervisory Committee: E. Morera, A. Horowitz, M. Gilbert

Title: The Ethical Dimensions of Human Rights

Kevin Buzinski

Degree Awarded: Apr-07

Supervisory Committee: R. Myers, S. Shanker, S. Dimock

Title: The Hinges of Morality: An Investigation of Moral Particularism, Wittgenstein, and Euthanasia

2006

Darren Domsky

Degree Awarded: Nov-06

Supervisory Committee: R. Myers, E. Morera, W. Sumner

Title: Extending Beyond Ethical Extensionism: A Search for the Most Plausible Theoretical Basis for any Non-Anthropocentric, Non-Sentientist Environmental Ethic

Ramsey McNabb

Degree Awarded: Nov-06

Supervisory Committee: R. Myers, H. Jackman, W. Cragg

Title: Induction and Moral Particularism: A Bottom-Up to Approach to Moral Thought

2005

Matthew King

Degree Awarded: Nov-05

Supervisory Committee: S. Mallin, D. Jopling, J. Gonda

Title: Being and Fittingness: Heidegger and Happiness

Richard Friemann

Degree Awarded: Oct-05

Supervisory Committee: M. Gilbert, D. Jopling E. Greenberg

Title: Intractable Quarrels in Argumentation Theory: Integrating Argument and Therapy

Ljiliana Radenovic

Degree Awarded: Oct-05

Supervisory Committee: S. Shanker, H. Jackman, E. Thompson

Title: The Roots of Empathy: Toward an Integrative Model of Empathetic Development

Kei Yoshida

Degree Awarded: Oct-05

Supervisory Committee: I. Jarvie, J. Hattiangadi, T. Wilson

Title: Towards a Rational Philosophy of the Social Sciences: Interpretivism and the Rationality of other Cultures

Slobodan Perovic

Degree Awarded: Jun-05

Supervisory Committee: J. Hattiangadi, H. Jackman, E. Thompson

Title: Ontologies for the Complex Physical World: Holism, Emergence, & Physicialist Dualism

2004

Denise Wales

Degree Awarded: Oct-04

Supervisory Committee: L. Code, D. Jopling, T. Teo

Title: Almost Emancipation: Autonomy and Coercion in Feminist Psychotherapy

Hakim Al-Shawi

Degree Awarded: Jun-04

Supervisory Committee: D. Jopling, L. Code, E. Morera

Title: On the Philosophical Foundations of Insight-Oriented Psychotherapies

Patrick Phillips

Degree Awarded: Jun-04

Supervisory Committee: L. Code, S. Shanker, J. Pelham

Title: Investigating Relativism

2003

Majid Behrouzi

Degree Awarded: Jun-03

Supervisory Committee: L. Jacobs, E. Morera, R. Wellen

Title: Conceptualizing Democracy as the Empowerment of the individual

Ian Gerrie

Degree Awarded: Jun-03

Supervisory Committee: L. Code, E. Thompson, E. Morera

Title: Phenomenology as a Resource for Emancipatory Epistemologies

Tony Goulem

Degree Awarded: Jun-03

Supervisory Committee: H. Adelman, L. Jacobs, J. O'Neill

Title: Kant and Hagel on Meaning, Justice and the Meaning of Justice

Joseph Keeping

Degree Awarded: Jun-03

Supervisory Committee: S. Mallin, E. Thompson, J. Gonda

Title: Emotions in the Flesh: A Phenomenology of Emotion

Frances Latchford

;Degree Awarded: Jun-03

Supervisory Committee: S. Dimock, S. Todd, E. Morera

Title: Family in the Absence of Blood

Darlene Rigo

Degree Awarded: Jun-03

Supervisory Committee: L. Code, S. Mallin, H. Fielding (WMST)

Title: The Second Sex as a Phenomenological Study

2002

Alex Smith

Degree Awarded: Oct-02

Supervisory Committee: L. Jacobs, L. Green, E. Isin

Title: Unity in Diversity: Problems of Stability for Nationally Diverse States

2001

Kristian Arngrimsson

Degree Awarded: Oct-01

Supervisory Committee: D. Jopling, H. Adelman, E. Morera

Title: The Sun Still Sets: Gadamer on Prejudice and Tradition

Nikolaj Richers

Degree Awarded: Jun-01

Supervisory Committee: J. Hattiangadi, J. O'Neill, D. Jopling

Title: Wittgenstein's Jukundus: Language Pathology & Therapy

Duff Waring

Degree Awarded: Jun-01

Supervisory Committee: L. Jacobs, L. Green, G. Feldberg

Title: Medical Benefit and the Human Lottery

2000

Ellen Miller

Degree Awarded: Oct-00

Supervisory Committee: S. Mallin, C. Duran, J. Gonda

Title: Releasing Philosophy, Thinking Art

Nick Ashby

Degree Awarded: Jun-00

Supervisory Committee: J. Hattiangadi, E. Thompson, D. Jopling

Title: A Musical Theory of Experience

Jeannette Bicknell

Degree Awarded: Jun-00

Supervisory Committee: E. Cameron, R. Hanna, J. Gonda

Title: The Mind Hears: An Examination of Some Phil. Perspec. of Musical Exp.

Roberta Morris

Degree Awarded: Jun-00

Supervisory Committee: H. Adelman, C. Duran, I. Jarvie

Title: On Film: a Philosophic Inquiry into the Aesthetics of Movies

Alex Wellington

Degree Awarded: Jun-00

Supervisory Committee: L. Jacobs, L. Green, D. Vaver

Title: The Ethics of Owning Ideas: Applied Ethics & Intellectual Property

1999

Dale Lindskog

Degree Awarded: Oct-99

Supervisory Committee: S. Shanker, J. Hattiangadi, E. Cameron

Title: Diagnosis & Dissolution

Sharon Murphy

Degree Awarded: Oct-99

Supervisory Committee: L. Code, D. Jopling, D. McNally

Title: Knowing Persons

Diego Nigro

Degree Awarded: Jun-99

Supervisory Committee: S. Mallin, J. Gonda, G. Naddaf

Title: The Ontological-Epistemological Becoming Founded on Thinking

Allyson Skene

Degree Awarded: Jun-99

Supervisory Committee: D. Jopling, C. Green, I. Hacking

Title: Psychiatric Classification Medicine and Madness