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Scholarship by our faculty addresses a wide range of topics related to philosophy and the history of philosophy.

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PhD Program

The department prepares graduate students to make original contributions to the field and to pursue careers in college and university teaching.

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The department offers a Major in Philosophy, a Minor in Philosophy, an accelerated BA/MA program, and collaborates with the Berman Institute of Bioethics to offer a Minor in Bioethics.

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In Memoriam: Harry Frankfurt

The department mourns the passing of our distinguished alumnus Harry Frankfurt. Information on his life and work can be found in the New York Times obituary.