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
In memory of Paul Olscamp and Ramona Cormier
The department is sorry to announce that two former faculty members who played strong roles in the development of the program here, Drs Paul Olscamp and Ramona Cormier, passed away in October 2014.
New Faculty Member Fall 2014
We welcome our new full-time instructor, Dr. Michael Wiitala, who joins us from the University of Kentucky.
Three long-serving faculty members retired
In the summer of 2013, Professors Michael Bradie, Fred Miller and Jeffrey Paul retired. They will be sorely missed, but we hope to see them around the department in their new instantiations.
One of our ABD graduate students and full-time instructors passed away in May 2013. Our deepest sympathies are with his family and friends.
April 17-18, 2015
"The Scope of Religious Exemptions"
A Bowling Green Workshop in Applied Ethics and Public Policy Workshop Homepage
Studying Philosophy at BGSU
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