Curriculum Vitae


B.A., Trent University, 1970

B.Phil., Oxford University, 1972

    Thesis: “Aristotle on the many senses of Being”

D.Phil., Oxford University, 1976

    Thesis: “Free Will and Neurophysiological Determinism”

Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Latin, Ancient Greek


University of Ottawa,        

        Philosophy & Classics Departments, 1975-1992

        Chair of Classics, 1982-1988

Canadian Federation for the Humanities

        Executive Director (on secondment) 1989-1990

University of Western Ontario

        Visiting Professor, 1990-1991

        Philosophy Department, 1992 to present

        Chair of Philosophy, 1997-2002; Acting Chair 2007-2008

        Professor Emeritus, 2019-

Université de Montréal     

        Visiting Professor, 1995

Canadian Philosophical Association

        President, 2003-2004



Chevalier dans l’Ordre des palmes académiques, conferred by the Government of France, 1990

Pleva Award for University Teaching, University of Western Ontario, 2003


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