Supervisor: Brian Leiter <>
Announced end of poll: July 12, 2017
Actual time poll closed:
This is a public poll.
Actual votes cast: 314
Number of winning choices:
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Poll description

Rank order these Canadian PhD programs in philosophy in terms of the scholarly distinction of their faculties.

Result

1. University of Toronto  (Condorcet winner: wins contests with all other choices)
2. University of British Columbia  loses to University of Toronto by 260–17
3. University of Western Ontario  loses to University of Toronto by 258–17, loses to University of British Columbia by 152–101
4. McGill University  loses to University of Toronto by 264–12, loses to University of Western Ontario by 158–89
5. University of Alberta  loses to University of Toronto by 263–8, loses to McGill University by 187–49
6. University of Calgary  loses to University of Toronto by 259–5, loses to University of Alberta by 108–87
7. Queen's University, Kingston  loses to University of Toronto by 263–9, loses to University of Calgary by 106–96
8. York University, Toronto  loses to University of Toronto by 253–8, loses to Queen's University, Kingston by 105–95
9. University of Waterloo  loses to University of Toronto by 256–9, loses to York University, Toronto by 95–94
10. McMaster University  loses to University of Toronto by 258–11, loses to University of Waterloo by 98–80
11. Dalhousie University  loses to University of Toronto by 259–6, loses to McMaster University by 100–70

For simplicity, some details of the poll result are not shown.  

Result details

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1. University of Toronto   -260 258 264 263 259 263 253 256 258 259
2. University of British Columbia   17 -152 166 215 205 210 206 210 215 222
3. University of Western Ontario   17 101 -158 201 197 199 189 208 206 209
4. McGill University   12 87 89 -187 175 190 173 190 197 202
5. University of Alberta   8 28 38 49 -108 115 120 122 122 139
6. University of Calgary   5 34 36 57 87 -106 117 121 124 136
7. Queen's University, Kingston   9 39 42 42 91 96 -105 111 110 114
8. York University, Toronto   8 32 41 53 86 82 95 -95 106 114
9. University of Waterloo   9 30 24 43 79 72 73 94 -98 106
10. McMaster University   11 28 30 33 75 70 72 87 80 -100
11. Dalhousie University   6 15 23 25 53 56 60 71 66 70 -

Ballot report

 Dalhousie University McGill University McMaster University Queen's University, Kingston University of Alberta University of British Columbia University of Calgary University of Toronto University of Waterloo University of Western Ontario York University, Toronto
1. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 11 11
2. 11 3 11 1 11 11 11 2 11 11 11
3. 11 11 11 11 11 2 11 1 11 3 4
4. 6 4 3 9 10 1 8 2 7 5 11
5. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
6. 11 3 11 5 7 4 6 1 11 2 11
7. 4 5 11 11 11 2 11 1 11 3 11
8. 11 5 4 11 11 2 11 1 11 3 11
9. No opinion 4 No opinion 2 No opinion 3 No opinion 1 No opinion 5 No opinion
10. 9 4 6 5 8 3 7 1 11 2 10
11. No opinion No opinion No opinion No opinion No opinion 2 No opinion 1 No opinion No opinion No opinion
12. 11 2 11 4 11 3 11 1 11 11 11
13. 7 4 11 6 11 3 5 1 9 2 8
14. 9 6 2 4 1 8 3 5 7 11 No opinion
15. 5 6 11 10 3 9 4 1 8 2 7
16. 11 3 11 11 11 2 11 1 11 4 5
17. 4 3 10 7 6 5 8 1 11 2 9
18. 6 2 5 4 8 7 10 1 11 3 8
19. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
20. 11 11 1 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
21. 8 7 4 5 10 2 11 1 9 6 3
22. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 11 11
23. 3 8 6 5 9 10 4 11 2 7 1
24. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 11 11
25. 7 6 5 9 10 1 10 4 8 2 3
26. 11 11 11 11 11 2 11 1 11 11 11
27. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
28. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
29. 7 2 6 3 10 4 8 1 9 11 5
30. 6 2 5 8 9 4 10 1 11 7 3
31. 5 4 6 5 11 3 11 1 5 2 11
32. 10 11 10 10 10 3 10 1 10 2 10
33. 8 11 10 7 6 1 2 1 9 2 11
34. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 11 11
35. 11 3 10 8 6 7 4 2 5 1 9
36. 11 3 11 11 5 4 11 1 11 2 11
37. No opinion No opinion No opinion 3 11 2 No opinion 1 10 4 5
38. No opinion 5 6 3 No opinion 2 No opinion 1 No opinion 4 No opinion
39. 11 2 11 11 11 4 11 1 11 3 5
40. 11 2 11 11 11 3 4 1 11 2 5
41. 9 5 6 8 7 2 10 1 11 3 4
42. 11 5 7 11 6 3 11 1 11 3 11
43. 7 2 4 11 5 3 6 1 11 11 11
44. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
45. 11 11 11 11 11 4 3 2 11 11 2
46. 5 3 5 5 5 3 5 1 5 2 5
47. 8 5 9 5 6 3 4 1 11 2 7
48. 6 2 5 7 8 1 3 11 10 4 11
49. 9 3 9 9 7 4 6 1 8 2 5
50. 11 4 11 11 11 2 11 1 11 3 4
51. 9 5 6 10 7 2 3 1 11 8 4
52. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 11 11
53. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
54. No opinion 2 6 4 8 5 No opinion 1 7 3 No opinion
55. No opinion 2 No opinion No opinion 3 No opinion No opinion 1 No opinion No opinion No opinion
56. 11 11 11 11 11 3 4 1 5 2 11
57. 7 2 8 9 11 5 10 1 4 6 3
58. 11 2 6 8 9 4 7 1 10 5 3
59. 7 4 7 6 5 2 7 1 7 2 7
60. No opinion No opinion No opinion No opinion No opinion No opinion No opinion No opinion 3 3 3
61. 2 9 4 8 1 10 11 3 6 5 7
62. 7 4 11 8 6 2 5 1 9 3 10
63. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 11 11
64. 11 4 7 2 6 10 8 1 5 3 9
65. 6 3 7 10 5 2 9 1 8 4 11
66. 11 3 11 11 11 2 11 1 11 11 11
67. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
68. 9 4 10 6 8 2 7 1 5 3 11
69. 9 4 10 6 5 2 7 1 8 3 11
70. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
71. 11 1 5 11 11 2 11 4 3 11 6
72. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
73. 9 10 6 1 8 5 4 11 3 2 7
74. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
75. 9 4 7 5 6 3 8 1 10 2 11
76. No opinion 5 No opinion 6 11 3 11 1 11 2 7
77. 11 5 11 7 6 3 8 2 4 1 11
78. 5 6 2 7 8 4 10 1 3 11 9
79. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
80. 6 3 2 7 No opinion 4 No opinion 5 No opinion No opinion 1
81. 11 3 4 5 7 2 9 1 6 8 10
82. 7 4 3 11 10 6 9 1 5 2 8
83. 8 4 7 9 10 5 6 1 3 2 11
84. 11 2 10 7 4 3 6 1 9 5 8
85. 8 6 7 11 4 2 5 1 9 3 10
86. 6 3 9 5 4 4 10 1 8 2 7
87. 8 6 10 11 7 2 9 3 1 4 5
88. 8 4 9 6 7 3 5 1 9 2 10
89. 10 2 9 7 8 11 5 3 4 1 6
90. 9 1 8 6 5 3 7 2 11 4 10
91. 11 11 11 11 3 2 4 1 11 11 11
92. 7 3 9 11 8 5 4 1 6 2 10
93. 11 3 11 4 11 2 11 1 11 6 5
94. 11 4 10 5 6 7 2 1 10 3 11
95. 11 2 3 8 7 6 9 1 10 5 4
96. 11 3 11 11 5 2 6 1 11 4 11
97. 11 11 11 11 11 5 11 3 2 1 4
98. 8 3 7 4 11 5 11 1 11 6 2
99. 10 4 3 6 8 7 9 1 11 5 2
100. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
101. 3 4 2 7 5 9 10 1 6 11 1
102. 11 10 11 4 11 3 11 1 11 2 11
103. 11 2 11 3 11 11 11 1 4 11 5
104. 3 2 10 4 11 6 5 1 9 8 7
105. 11 5 11 11 3 2 11 1 11 4 11
106. 11 6 11 11 10 5 2 1 11 11 11
107. No opinion 6 No opinion No opinion 5 3 4 1 No opinion 2 No opinion
108. 7 2 10 8 6 4 5 1 11 9 3
109. 5 3 6 2 6 4 11 7 1 11 11
110. 10 7 11 6 5 3 8 1 4 2 9
111. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
112. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 2 11
113. 4 3 5 4 3 2 5 1 4 3 3
114. 11 11 11 11 5 1 4 2 11 3 6
115. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
116. 11 5 11 11 6 3 4 1 11 2 11
117. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
118. 10 5 9 11 6 8 7 1 4 2 3
119. 11 3 10 4 6 2 7 1 8 9 5
120. 11 3 11 11 11 2 5 1 11 4 6
121. 10 3 11 4 5 6 7 1 8 2 No opinion
122. 11 9 11 8 7 2 5 1 6 3 4
123. 4 7 11 11 2 6 5 1 11 8 3
124. 11 8 11 9 6 3 7 1 5 2 4
125. 9 6 10 9 3 2 9 1 5 4 11
126. 4 2 10 No opinion No opinion 11 3 1 No opinion 5 No opinion
127. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 11 11
128. 6 2 7 3 11 4 10 1 9 5 8
129. 10 5 11 8 6 2 4 1 7 3 9
130. 11 4 7 6 8 2 9 1 10 3 5
131. 11 5 11 11 2 3 11 4 1 11 11
132. 11 6 11 11 7 2 8 1 4 3 5
133. 10 6 9 11 2 4 5 1 8 3 7
134. 11 2 11 11 5 4 11 1 11 3 11
135. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
136. 6 4 8 11 9 2 10 1 7 5 3
137. 3 11 8 11 9 11 10 1 2 4 11
138. No opinion 4 10 6 7 1 No opinion 2 11 5 3
139. 11 6 7 10 5 2 4 1 8 3 9
140. 3 5 8 6 11 4 11 1 11 2 11
141. 11 4 11 11 11 5 3 1 11 2 11
142. 8 4 9 6 10 2 7 1 11 3 5
143. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 11 11
144. 6 11 7 8 3 2 9 1 4 5 10
145. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
146. 9 6 9 11 10 2 5 1 9 4 3
147. No opinion 3 No opinion No opinion No opinion 2 No opinion 1 No opinion No opinion No opinion
148. 11 3 10 7 6 2 4 1 5 5 9
149. 10 3 11 7 8 2 5 1 7 4 9
150. 11 2 5 11 11 3 11 1 11 4 No opinion
151. 11 11 11 11 11 2 11 1 11 11 11
152. 9 4 8 6 5 3 7 1 10 2 11
153. 11 2 11 11 11 3 11 1 5 4 11
154. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
155. 10 4 1 5 6 3 8 2 9 7 11
156. 11 3 11 2 11 11 11 1 11 11 11
157. 8 7 8 6 8 2 4 1 8 3 5
158. 11 3 1 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
159. 11 3 10 5 6 2 8 1 9 4 7
160. 6 5 11 11 7 3 2 1 11 4 8
161. 11 3 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 2 11
162. 11 4 7 6 11 2 11 1 11 3 5
163. 9 10 7 8 6 2 5 1 4 3 11
164. 11 11 11 4 11 2 11 1 11 3 11
165. 11 5 11 11 6 2 3 1 8 4 7
166. 11 4 6 11 3 2 4 1 11 5 7
167. 11 2 4 3 7 5 6 1 10 8 9
168. 11 4 9 6 5 2 10 1 8 3 7
169. 10 6 11 4 11 9 11 3 4 11 6
170. 4 7 8 9 10 2 11 1 6 5 3
171. 11 3 11 3 4 2 11 1 11 5 11
172. 9 4 8 7 5 2 6 1 10 3 11
173. 10 2 6 7 8 9 4 1 11 3 5
174. 11 5 8 3 10 2 6 1 7 4 9
175. 11 4 11 5 11 3 11 1 11 2 11
176. 11 4 10 7 6 2 8 1 5 2 9
177. 11 6 9 9 5 3 3 1 5 2 6
178. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
179. No opinion 4 No opinion 5 No opinion 3 No opinion 1 No opinion 2 No opinion
180. 6 2 7 6 5 4 7 1 7 3 7
181. 11 4 11 11 3 10 8 1 11 2 11
182. 8 5 9 4 11 3 10 1 6 7 2
183. 8 6 9 10 7 1 5 3 11 2 4
184. No opinion 4 5 5 No opinion 2 No opinion 1 11 3 5
185. 11 5 11 11 11 2 11 1 11 4 3
186. 7 6 8 2 11 3 10 1 5 4 9
187. 11 4 8 3 11 7 2 1 5 6 11
188. 11 4 11 11 11 2 5 1 5 3 11
189. 11 11 11 11 4 3 11 1 11 2 11
190. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 11 11
191. 6 5 11 11 11 3 7 1 4 2 11
192. 11 11 11 11 4 3 11 1 11 2 11
193. 11 4 11 11 11 11 5 3 11 2 1
194. 8 2 6 9 10 3 7 1 11 5 4
195. 7 8 6 8 10 11 5 1 2 4 7
196. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
197. 7 4 9 7 4 2 4 1 10 3 11
198. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
199. 11 11 11 11 11 2 11 1 4 11 3
200. 11 4 11 1 11 3 11 2 11 5 11
201. 10 11 9 4 3 5 7 1 6 2 8
202. 11 4 11 11 6 2 5 1 11 3 No opinion
203. 5 3 5 5 4 2 4 1 5 3 4
204. 9 7 10 5 6 3 8 1 4 2 11
205. 7 3 8 9 2 4 8 1 6 5 10
206. 11 2 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 2 11
207. 9 4 8 10 5 2 7 1 6 3 11
208. 10 5 6 10 7 4 1 1 8 3 9
209. 5 5 4 11 11 3 11 1 11 2 11
210. 10 2 7 7 4 3 9 1 8 5 11
211. 7 9 10 11 5 2 3 1 6 4 8
212. 11 11 11 11 4 2 5 1 11 3 11
213. 6 8 9 7 4 5 10 1 3 2 11
214. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
215. No opinion 4 No opinion 3 5 2 No opinion 1 No opinion No opinion No opinion
216. 11 11 11 11 11 4 11 3 2 1 5
217. 8 4 9 3 11 1 6 2 8 10 11
218. 8 4 11 11 5 2 6 1 7 3 9
219. 5 3 6 6 5 4 5 1 6 2 6
220. 10 6 8 5 9 3 11 1 7 2 4
221. 11 3 11 11 11 2 11 1 11 4 11
222. 11 4 10 7 5 2 9 1 8 3 6
223. 7 9 8 5 11 4 3 2 6 1 10
224. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
225. 11 11 No opinion No opinion 11 2 4 1 5 3 11
226. 9 3 10 6 11 7 5 2 4 1 8
227. 6 5 6 6 3 2 3 1 4 4 5
228. 11 2 6 5 No opinion No opinion No opinion 1 No opinion 4 3
229. 7 5 11 8 4 3 9 1 10 2 6
230. 11 4 11 11 11 2 11 1 11 3 5
231. 11 4 11 11 11 3 5 1 11 2 11
232. 9 3 8 2 11 6 11 1 7 5 4
233. 7 6 7 7 4 3 5 2 7 1 7
234. 11 3 9 6 5 2 7 1 8 4 10
235. 11 11 11 3 11 11 11 1 11 2 11
236. 11 5 4 8 3 2 7 1 9 6 10
237. 11 3 5 11 11 2 11 1 11 3 11
238. 10 5 7 9 3 2 4 1 8 6 11
239. 9 3 8 4 6 2 7 1 5 11 10
240. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
241. 11 11 11 1 11 11 11 2 11 3 11
242. 11 7 4 3 10 9 6 1 8 2 5
243. 10 4 9 6 5 2 7 1 8 3 11
244. 5 7 9 8 11 2 4 1 10 3 6
245. 11 8 6 9 5 2 7 1 10 3 4
246. 2 5 10 8 7 3 9 1 6 4 11
247. 11 5 5 3 6 11 4 1 7 2 11
248. 5 4 11 11 11 1 11 3 11 11 2
249. 9 4 9 7 7 3 6 1 8 2 5
250. 11 5 11 11 11 2 11 1 11 3 4
251. 11 9 6 9 2 3 4 1 6 4 8
252. 10 5 9 7 6 4 8 1 3 2 11
253. 9 5 8 6 10 2 11 1 7 4 3
254. 11 3 9 10 8 4 2 1 11 11 11
255. 5 No opinion No opinion 2 6 3 7 1 No opinion 4 No opinion
256. 11 1 10 7 6 3 5 2 11 4 11
257. 8 1 3 9 4 5 6 2 10 7 11
258. 8 4 9 10 7 2 6 1 11 3 5
259. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
260. 7 4 9 6 10 5 2 1 8 3 11
261. 11 2 10 6 5 3 7 1 9 4 8
262. 11 3 11 11 11 4 2 1 11 11 11
263. 10 5 11 8 4 2 6 1 9 3 7
264. 9 3 8 4 5 2 7 1 6 3 10
265. 4 2 5 3 4 2 6 1 7 7 7
266. No opinion 2 No opinion No opinion 4 3 No opinion 1 No opinion 5 No opinion
267. 6 4 7 10 5 2 8 1 9 3 11
268. 11 7 8 6 4 3 10 1 5 2 9
269. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
270. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 11 11
271. 11 3 11 11 4 5 11 1 11 11 11
272. 11 11 11 11 11 11 2 1 11 11 11
273. 8 4 11 9 5 2 6 1 11 3 7
274. 11 5 11 11 3 2 11 1 11 2 11
275. 6 4 4 8 5 3 3 1 8 2 7
276. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 11 11
277. 10 8 4 9 2 3 6 5 7 1 11
278. 11 5 11 11 6 2 11 1 11 3 4
279. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
280. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 11 11
281. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
282. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
283. 11 4 7 11 8 2 6 1 11 3 5
284. 9 3 2 7 8 4 No opinion 1 No opinion 6 5
285. 11 4 11 11 7 2 5 1 6 3 11
286. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 5 11
287. 11 4 5 11 11 11 11 1 11 3 2
288. 9 3 2 8 6 5 10 1 11 4 7
289. 9 4 7 6 5 2 10 1 11 3 8
290. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
291. No opinion No opinion No opinion No opinion 5 2 4 1 No opinion 3 No opinion
292. 10 4 11 8 7 2 9 1 5 3 6
293. 7 4 7 3 11 2 10 1 6 5 8
294. 11 11 11 11 11 2 11 1 11 11 11
295. 6 4 10 8 8 3 11 1 7 2 9
296. 6 4 9 11 3 7 5 1 9 2 8
297. 11 1 11 11 11 3 11 1 5 11 6
298. 10 4 11 3 7 5 8 1 6 2 9
299. 9 2 6 7 8 3 10 1 5 4 11
300. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 11 11
301. No opinion 2 No opinion No opinion No opinion 2 No opinion 2 No opinion No opinion 1
302. 7 3 6 6 6 4 11 1 11 11 11
303. 11 11 11 11 11 5 11 1 4 2 3
304. 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 2 11
305. 11 3 7 11 6 4 5 1 11 2 11
306. 9 4 6 3 11 5 10 2 7 1 8
307. 4 11 11 11 5 3 11 1 11 2 11
308. 11 3 8 6 9 2 5 1 7 4 10
309. 7 3 8 9 10 4 6 1 11 5 2
310. 11 6 11 11 4 2 11 1 5 3 11
311. 11 4 5 6 7 8 9 1 10 2 3
312. 5 6 2 7 9 3 1 8 10 11 4
313. 5 7 9 10 6 4 8 1 11 3 2
314. 11 11 11 11 4 3 5 2 11 1 11

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