Philosophy

Unit 8

Recognizing the importance of philosophy today

Recognizing the importance of philosophy today

UBC professor acknowledged for his contribution to Greek philosophy More than 2,400 years after Socrates’ death, the question of why he was executed still intrigues people. For proof, look no further than the play written by UBC professor, Andrew Irvine, called Socrates on Trial, which explores this very question. Since its first production in 2007, […]

Three UBC Okanagan students capture Killam Doctoral scholarships

A trio of UBC Okanagan researchers have each been awarded the UBC Killam Doctoral Scholarship, marking the first time in three years any nominee from UBC’s Okanagan campus has captured the most prestigious award available to graduate students.

UBC hosts candidate forum for upcoming election

In an effort to generate student interest in provincial politics, a UBC professor is organizing an all-candidates forum well in advance of the May 9 provincial election.

UBC students debate: Have personalities overtaken issues in politics?

The Donald is in the White House. And people are wondering—has the political world been colonized by celebrity culture?