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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.
Employment Opportunities in Philosophy at BGSU:
Adjunct positions starting Fall 2014 click here
|Dr. Albert Dzur is to present at Keeble College, Oxford University at the Howard League conference on penal reform. Click here for details.|
New Faculty Members Fall 2013
We welcome two new permanent faculty members this Fall: Helen Yetter-Chappell and Richard Yetter Chappell
Three long-serving faculty members retired in the summer of 2013: Professors Michael Bradie, Fred Miller and Jeffrey Paul. They will be sorely missed, but we hope to see them around the department in their new instantiations.
Bradley Gabbard, one of our ABD graduate students and full-time instructors passed away in May 2013. Our deepest sympathies are with his family and friends.
Emeritus Professor Raymond G. Frey passed away on November 8, 2012.
To see tributes to and shared memories of him, visit his web page here.
Former BGSU Philosophy faculty member and Department Chair Bob Goodwin passed away in 2012. Our thoughts are with his family. For Bob's obituary, see here.
|Article in BusinessWeek on philosophy and today's econonomy|
"Philosophy is Back in Business"
Philosophy Department news click here
Recent Faculty Highlights
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