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.

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

Department News

Congratulations to Philosophy majors Brandon Day and Alexander Hartz, and Philosophy, Politics, Economics & Law (PPEL) majors, Dardan Kosumi, Nicholas Mahon, Dominic Medina, Meezan Mir, Casey Murray, Vincent Redhouse, Alyssa Rogers, and Christopher Romero,  who have won $500 Magellan Circle... read more
    The UA Philosophy Department is pleased to present the Spring 2015 Philosophy Colloquium Series featuring the following prominent speakers: January 23NANCY CARTWRIGHT, Durham University and University of California, San DiegoTitle TBA February 27TYLER PETERSON, University of Arizona,... read more