Neil McArthur


Ph.D. (University of Southern California)
Associate Professor
Associate Director, Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics

Areas of Specialization:

Philosophy and Sexuality, History of Philosophy, Legal and Political Philosophy, Continental Philosophy.

My current teaching and research focuses on philosophy and sexuality. You can read my blog: You can also follow me on Twitter:

I also specialise in the history of political philosophy, and in particular the political philosophy of the British Enlightenment. My book David Hume's Political Theory was published in 2007.

In addition to philosophy, I am also interested in film-making. My films have played at numerous festivals, including the Toronto World-Wide Short Film Festival, the DOXA Festival (Vancouver), and the Calgary International Film Festival. More information is available at

Office: 457 University College

Phone: 474-9105