The Department of Philosophy offers a BA in Philosophy that engages students in thinking about fundamental questions of life. Studies include ethics, political and social thought, logic, theory of knowledge, philosophy of science, philosophy of physics, philosophy of art and film, philosophy of law, philosophy of religions, metaphysics, feminist philosophy, philosophy and race, biomedical ethics, existentialism, postmodern thought, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of mathematics. The MA in Philosophy offers students a broad background in both the history of philosophy and contemporary thought.
**OUR SPRING 2021 COURSES FOR PHILOSOPHY MAJORS**
APPLY TO JOIN OUR MA PROGRAM!
If you would like to join our MA program in Spring 2021, please apply by November 2nd 2020.
If you would like to join our MA program in Fall 2021, please apply by May 29th 2021.
The department is now accepting applications by email. Please attach PDF files of application material and address to [email protected] For details, see our MA in Philosophy page.
why study philosophy?
Philosophers - literally "lovers of wisdom" - develop the general skill set for living excellent lives.
it prepares you well
Majoring in philosophy will prepare you for advanced degrees, including graduate programs and law school.
special event recording
Click below to view the recording of our very special panel-discussion event placing the philosophy of Maria Lugones in dialogue with Transgender Studies.
What is it like to be a philosopher?
Professor Talia Bettcher discusses her journey in life and philosophy.
David Pitt Live!
Speakers & Colloquia
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