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.


Leonard Lecture Series

Thursday, April, 30th 2014 : Colin Koopman, "The Politics of Information for Informational Persons"

4:00-5:00 PM, Edmund J. Cain Hall, Room 108H

University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus

For more information, including the abstract, please refer to the event flyer.


Graduate Student Philosophy Conference

The Department of Philosophy is proud to host our second graduate philosophy conference.
The conference will take place October 10-11, 2015 on the University of Nevada campus. We invite stimulating submissions on any topic in philosophy without regard to any specific tradition or approach. Please follow the link proceeding link to view the Call for Papers.


2nd Annual Graduate Student Philosophy Conference: Call for Papers


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 soon for possible presentations

Philosophy Club

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

Upcoming Paul & Gwen Leonard Ethics and Politics Lecture

Tuesday, March 15th 2016: Jason Stanley