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College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Philosophy

Degree Programs

Department of Philosophy

Areas of Study

Please take a look at the courses offered in philosophy for the academic year 2019-20.

By majoring in philosophy, you take classes that delve into a broad range of historical, philosophical theories, traditions and applications.

Four major academic philosophical traditions

  1. Analytic Philosophy
  2. Continental European Philosophy
  3. History of Philosophy 
  4. Non-Western Philosophy

Applying philosophical thinking to other disciplines and activities

  • Philosophy of Law
  • Philosophy of Art and Aesthetics
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Mathematics
  • Philosophy, Popular Culture: Literature, Film, Video Games
  • Critical Theory

We also contribute many courses to the socio-legal studies program. Classes include:

  • Ethics
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Ability, Disability, and the Law
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Environmental Ethics