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    HOME TO A DYNAMIC AND ENGAGED COMMUNITY OF STUDENTS IN DAILY INTERACTION WITH A FACULTY OF WORLD-RENOWNED PHILOSOPHERS. 
    (Image: cover of Philosophy: Traditonal & Experimental Readings, Fritz Allhoff, Ron Mallon & Shaun Nichols; Oxford, 2013.)
  • Intelligent Virtue

    ONE OF THE NATION'S PREMIER CENTERS FOR ORIGINAL PHILOSOPHICAL RESEARCH.  
    (Image: cover of Intelligent Virtue, Julia Annas; Oxford, 2011.)
  • Disputed Moral Issues

    ABUNDANT OPPORTUNITIES TO THINK DEEPLY, ANALYTICALLY AND AUTONOMOUSLY ABOUT QUESTIONS FUNDAMENTAL TO THE PLACE OF THE PERSON IN THE NATURAL AND SOCIAL WORLD.  
    (Image: cover of Disputed Moral Issues, Mark Timmons, ed.; Oxford, 2014.)
  • Austere Realism

    THE STUDY OF PHILOSOPHY IS CENTRAL TO THE MISSION OF EVERY GREAT UNIVERSITY. 
    (Image: cover of Austere Realism, Terry Horgan and Matjaz Potrc; MIT Press, 2008.)

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Welcome to the Department of Philosophy

The study of philosophy is central to the mission of every great university. Through an excellent undergraduate major and an internationally distinguished graduate program, the University of Arizona Department of Philosophy offers students abundant opportunities to think deeply, analytically and autonomously about questions fundamental to the place of the person in the natural and social world. As one of the nation's premier centers for original philosophical research, the Department is the academic home to a wonderfully dynamic and engaged community of students in daily interaction with a faculty of world-renowned philosophers.

News

  The UA Philosophy Department is pleased to present the 2015-16 Philosophy Colloquium Series featuring the following prominent speakers: September... read more
Congratulations to Debbie Jackson, chosen recipient of a 2015 SBS Staff Award, for outstanding personnel who make significant contributions to their... read more
  Philosophy major and continuing MA student Michael Flowers was conferred the 2015 Outstanding Research Award from the UA College of Social and... read more

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Faculty Appointments for Recent Arizona Ph.D.'s
  The Department of Philosophy proudly announces faculty appointments for the following 2011 graduates of the Department's Ph.D. Program:     Nathan Ballantyne to Fordham University, Assistant Professor, tenure-track Ph.D. in 2011, "Why We Disagree and Why it Matters."  Advisor: Stewart... read more

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Philosophy Department
213 Social Sciences
1145 E. South Campus Drive
P. O. Box 210027
Tucson, AZ 85721-0027
Tel: (520) 621-5045
Fax: (520) 621-9559

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Michael B. Gill
213 Social Sciences
P. O. Box 210027
Tucson, AZ 85721-0027
Tel: (520) 621-5046
Fax: (520) 621-9559
gillm@email.arizona.edu