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.


Graduate Student Philosophy Conference

The Graduate Student Philosophy Conference will be taking place Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 8:00am to 5:00pm in the Great Room of the Joe Crowley Student Union (JCSU 403). Please see the flyer and the program for the keynote details as well as the featured papers. We hope to see you there!




Upcoming Paul & Gwen Leonard Ethics and Politics Lecture

Friday, September 19, 2014 : Jeremy Waldron

7:30 PM - Ballroom A, Joe Crowley Student Union

University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus

For more information, please refer to the event flyer.

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


Future Leonard Series Events
Sixty-fifth Annual Mountain Plains Philosophy Conference
October 16-18, 2014
Please visit this link for updated information as it is posted.