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

    The UA Philosophy Department is pleased to present the Fall 2014 Philosophy Colloquium Series featuring the following prominent speakers: October 3CHRIS TIMPSON, Brasenose College, Oxford October 10CHRIS MALONEY, University of Arizona October 17MARY-LOUISE GILL, Brown University October 24NIKO... read more
Congratulations to Eric Bevans and Vincent Colaianni, Philosophy, Politics, Economics & Law (PPEL) majors and Accelerated Masters students in Philosophy, who have been selected as the University of Arizona's representatives at the 2014 National Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE) Student... read more