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.
Conference to Celebrate Publication Anniversary of Ground Breaking Volume in Analytic Feminism at MIT
November 09, 2018
We are pleased to announce “Minds of Our Own,” a conference celebrating the 25th anniversary of the publication of the first edition of A Mind of One’s Own: Feminist Essays on Reason and...
September 04, 2018
Professor Joseph Levine publishes oped in the New York Times series The Stone here:...
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.Learn about the major