The Canada Council for the Arts revealed today the name of the recipients of the 2021 Killam Prizes.
Françoise Baylis is a philosopher with an international reputation for her work in applied ethics at the intersection of theory and practice.
Ripstein’s interdisciplinary scholarship has spanned a breadth of areas, including the history of philosophy, theories of justice, tort law, and the law of war.
Sarah Carter’s ground-breaking scholarship has reconceptualized the history of the Canadian West by placing women, settler and Indigenous, front and centre, within a broad context of nation and empire-building.
My project is aimed at improving the practice of critical social science. I intend to study what we have learned, over the past century, about how to make social criticism effective at achieving social change.
The aim of the humanities in undergraduate education is to create critically thinking citizens capable of sustaining our democratic institutions.