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Grad students win thesis and dissertation prizes

Dylan Ludwig (PhD, philosophy) is one of six York University graduates who have been recognized by the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) for their outstanding scholarly work. Ludwig’s supervisor, Muhammad Ali Khalidi, contended that his work “has the potential to change the terms of the debate.”

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Research Chair in Philosophy earns fellowship from National Endowment for the Humanities

Jacob Beck, associate professor and York Research Chair in Philosophy, won a US$60,000 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in recognition of the novel research carried out in his project “Minds without Language,” which closely examines the process of human thought.

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Alumni in the News

Devin Curry

Many researchers have tried to zero in on an ideal conception of intelligence that reflects the one true manner in which well-functioning intellects operate… There are many different ways for minds to function well, and people’s conceptions of intelligence primarily reflect the particular patterns of mental functioning that they happen to value.

Why academia should embrace ‘Grandma’s metaphysics’

Nominations open for the Top 30 Alumni Under 30

York's young alumni are inspiring positive change around the world. Do you know a York alum who is making a meaningful difference in their community? We want to hear from you! Nominations are due Oct. 15, 2022.

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