Philosophy Department News

Degree Programs

The Department of Philosophy has two undergraduate B.A. degree programs - one in Ethics, Law, and Politics and the other in General Philosophy. If you are interested in either of these programs or a philosophy minor, please come into the department office, EJCH 108A, to declare your major or minor. You can download the appropriate forms from this website - ELP major, General major, ELP minor, General minor.


There are also two graduate M.A. programs - one in Ethics, Law, and Politics and the other in General philosophy. A Graduate Certificate in Ethics, Law, and Politics is also available.

News About Students, Faculty and Friends
Honors Program student Ivon Padilla-Rodríguez named Truman Scholar and to Glamour magazine’s list of Top 10 College Women. Ivon is dual major in the Department of Philosophy's Ethics, Law, and Politics program and in the Department of History with a minor in Ethnic Studies. Read more....

Graduate Philosophy Association

The Graduate Student extension of the Philosophy Department


Please check again Spring 2014 for possible presentations

Philosophy Club

Philosophy Club is now meeting every Wednesday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. in the Philosophy Department classroom, EJCH 108H. For more information, please visit the Philosophy Club page.

Upcoming Leonard Series Events

Thursday, April 3, 2014: Michael Weisberg

Department of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania

In conjunction with Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology Program

More information soon.

Sunday, April 6, 2014: "Hannah Arendt," a film by renowned German filmnaker, Margarethe von Trotta

A university-community partnership between the Department of Philosophy and Temple Sinai

3:00-6:00 p.m.

Joe Crowley Student Union Theater

Upcoming Paul & Gwen Leonard Ethics and Politics Lecture

Please check again for more information

Department Colloquia

Tuesday, April 1, 2014: John (Jack) Kelly

Department of Philosophy, University of Nevada, Reno

"Christian Origins: Then and Now"

4:00 p.m.

Edmund J. Cain Hall (EJCH), Room 108H


Future Leonard Series Events
Sixty-fifth Annual Mountain Plains Philosophy Conference
tentative for Fall 2014
Please visit this link for updated information as it is posted.