Our department has a long and distinguished history of producing cutting-edge research and academic excellence. Our community includes scholars at all levels who engage with each other and the world outside to produce philosophy that is rigorous and meaningful. We believe the skills acquired through philosophical training at the college level are valuable whatever one's ultimate career turns out to be.
February 12, 2017
We will be making be making our initial offers of admissions to our graduate program, and informing those on the waiting list, by Friday, March 3.
February 02, 2017
The Philosophy Department heartily endorses the following stataement by the board of the American Philosophical Association: American participation in the global exchange of ideas depends on free ...
Whatever your career aspirations, the study of philosophy can help in strengthening your preparation, through developing your capacities to think and reason well, to deal critically and analytically with the ideas, the concepts, the problems, and the methodologies central to your chosen profession. Yet the study of philosophy equips you not just with skills for a trade or profession; it equips you with an important skill for living.Read More »