Graduate Programme in Communication & Culture
A Partnership of Ryerson University and York University
|Area of Concentration||Media and Culture|
B.A. (Toronto); B.Ed., OSSTC (Toronto); M.A. (Toronto); Ph.D.
Teaching and Current Interests: Betty teaches undergraduate and graduate philosophy courses, a undergraduate course to the students in Architecture and a graduate course for Communication and Culture. At present she is teaching the philosophy of Human Nature and preparing a paper on idealism and the self for future conference at Oxford. Research interests include metaphysics, aesthetics and design, education and Canadian philosophy.
Canadian philosophy; philosophy of education; philosophy of art and
design; multiculturalism; metaphysics; culture.
1981 The Faces of Reason, An Essay on Philosophy and Culture in English-Speaking Canada, 1850-1950. Leslie Armour and Elizabeth Trott. Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 548. Reprint 1995, 1998.
Chapters in books (selected)