Andrew Potter named Director of MISC

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For Andrew Potter, yesterday’s announcement that he will be the Director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC), effective August 1, brought him full circle back to the university where he earned his BA in Philosophy in 1993. Despite seven years of graduate work at U of T, says Potter, “I’ve always felt like a McGill man.”

Charles Taylor awarded $1.5M Kluge Prize


Professor Charles Taylor, one of the world’s most celebrated living philosophers, has been awarded the prestigious $1.5 million John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity granted by the Library of Congress. Emeritus professor Taylor (BA ‘52), will share the distinction with German philosopher and socio-political theorist Jürgen Habermas.