The Department of Philosophy is an internationally recognized community of scholars and students, known widely for its specialization in, and contributions to, moral philosophy, broadly construed. That includes metaethics, normative ethics, applied ethics, political philosophy and aesthetics. Undergraduate students may earn a B.A. in philosophy, and graduate students may earn a Masters or Ph.D. in the Department's Applied Philosophy program. The Department is committed to providing the highest quality of education for students as well as to increasing the body of philosophical knowledge.
News & Information
Applications Open for Graduate Program Fall 2017
See our recruiting poster here
Call for Abstracts
We are now receiving abstracts to be considered for our next Bowling Green Workshop on Applied Ethics and Public Policy which is on April 7-8 2017. The topic is "The Future of Work, Technology, and a Basic Income". Follow the link to see the Call for Abstracts.
Graduate Student Teaching Awards
Congratulations to our two recipients of the 2016 Graduate Teaching Awards: Tatiana Gracyk, who received the Independent Teaching Excellence Award, and Ami Palmer, who received the Teaching Assistance Excellence Award
New Faculty Member Fall 2016
We are delighted to welcome our new tenure-track faculty member, Dr. Brandon Warmke, who joins us after a year in research position at the University of Notre Dame
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