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McMaster PhD candidate returns to Uganda to participate in water research project

In May 2012, the Philomathia Foundation announced a donation of $1M toward establishing the Philomathia Foundation Water Project at McMaster University.  This project will enhance the existing education and research in water issues at McMaster with its collaboration with the United Nations University’s Water Without Borders project. Recently, Joseph Bahemuka, a Social Work PhD candidate […]

February 26, 2013 Foundation News no Comments
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The Fourth Annual Philomathia Forum Unlocking the Financing of Real Estate Energy Efficiency (Oct 5 2012 at San Francisco)

It is with great enthusiasm that the Philomathia foundation announces the fourth instalment in a series of successful lectures on Energy and the Environment. The 2012 Philomathia form titled Unlocking the Financing of Real Estate Energy Efficiency, will explore issues pertaining to the financing energy efficient retrofits. This synoposium will take place on October 5th […]

July 16, 2012 Foundation News no Comments
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The Philomathia Conference on Political Thought and the Environment, May 25th and 26th 2012

The complex interplay and relationship between the natural world and political thought was examined during this conference hosted at Trinity Hall Lecture Theatre at Cambridge University. This conference brought together experts on political theory, philosophers and economists with the goal of examining how environmental issues have influenced political thought in the past and how they […]

May 25, 2012 Foundation News no Comments
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Chinese Philosophy and the Development of Compassion, May 15-17, 2012

CHINESE PHILOSOPHY AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMPASSION These upcoming lectures seek to explore the process of moral growth, and of compassion specifically, from the perspective of the ancient philosophical wisdom of Chinese civilization. Lecturer: Professor David Wong Professor Wong has the rare distinction of being a scholar of Confucian ethics who has formal and rigorous […]

March 1, 2012 Foundation News no Comments
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