Annual Congress

Annual Congress 2017

Ryerson University, Toronto
May 28 - May 31

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Congress Program Chair

Henry Jackman


2017 Congress Documents

Congress general information           English version          French version

Preliminary Program (bilingual) (Last update: April 17)

**Please note: The following lists of abstracts and symposia will not be distributed at the congress

Abstracts — Papers with commentaries (bilingual)

Abstracts — Papers without commentaries (bilingual)

List of Symposia (bilingual)

Travel Claim Form          English version          French version

Please take note of the following motion, which will be presented at the 2017 AGM.


Presidential Addresses

At each Annual meeting of the CPA the president for that year addresses the association. Previous addresses may be found on our publications page.

Go to Presidential Addresses


Essay Prizes


Student Essay Prizes

Dialogue, the bilingual journal of the Canadian Philosophical Association, awards up to three prizes each year to papers submitted by students for the Annual Congress of the CPA. Papers submitted by students are double-blind refereed together with papers submitted by faculty and others. One prize is reserved for each official language; prizes are awarded when merited. There is a first prize and two equal second prizes.

Previous Student Essay Prize winners

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Faculty Essay Prizes

The CPA awards two essay prizes for faculty papers submitted to our annual conference: Non-tenured Professor, Lecturer, Sessional Essay Prize; and Tenured Professor Essay Prize.

Previous Faculty Essay Prize winners

Essay Prizes...


Previous Congresses

Visit our Archives page to access previous congress programs.

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DIALOGUETo promote philosophical scholarship and exchange, the CPA publishes a quarterly journal: Dialogue [+]