Neil McArthur



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

Areas of Specialization:
Philosophy and Sexuality, History of Philosophy, Legal and Political Philosophy.
My current teaching and research focuses on philosophy and sexuality, in particular on sexual ethics. I write regularly about sex for VICE. I also have a blog available to read:, or you can follow me on Twitter: My research also includes the history of political philosophy, 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 I have also recently performed a one-person show at both the Toronto and Winnipeg Fringe Festivals. You can read more about that here:

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Phone: 474-9105