Summer enrollment opens for all students on Monday March 26th. There are no enrollment appointments for the summer session. To see all the classes offered over the summer please visit the Schedule of Classes here.

Post date: Mon, 03/05/2018 - 09:55

March 12, 2018 - Classes begin

May 2, 2018 - Last day of classes

May 4-10, 2018 - Final exams

Post date: Thu, 02/22/2018 - 10:22

January 10, 2018 - Classes begin

January 15, 2018 - Martin Luther King Jr Holiday

March 2, 2018 - Last day of classes

March 3, 2018 - Final exams

Post date: Thu, 02/22/2018 - 10:20

A 2018 study by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences compares various measures of career satisfaction across disciplines and found that humanities majors are employable and satisfied. They found that there was a negligible difference between people who majored in humanities and those that majored in fields commonly associated with professional success when it came to non-monetary measurements of success. In addition, the study shows that a majority of humanities majors are in... Read more

Post date: Wed, 02/07/2018 - 15:05

Congratulations to philosophy graduate student Bryan Chambliss for receiving the Herbert E. Carter Travel Award. The Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs (GIDP) Administration Office and GIDP Advisory Council awarded Bryan the Carter Travel Award to support his upcoming participation in the American Philosophical Association Meeting.

Post date: Fri, 12/15/2017 - 13:02

Congratulations to Philosophy, Politics, Economics & Law (PPEL) majors, Karina Varraza, Hannah Schmitz, and Sterling Elise Stokes, and Philosophy majors Michael Beauregard and Hector Garcia, who have won Magellan Circle Scholarships for their superior academic performance.


Post date: Thu, 12/07/2017 - 13:53

Winter PHIL classes are now available for registration! 

The following Philosophy classes are available ONLINE over the Winter Break.  Take this opportunity to get ahead on your required units.  Many of them fulfill Tier II General Education requirements. 

December 18 - January 9

PHIL 110 - Logic and Critical Thinking
PHIL/PA/ECON 205 - Ethics & Economics of Wealth Creation
PHIL/PSY 241 - Consciousness & Cognition... Read more

Post date: Mon, 11/27/2017 - 09:57

Congratulations to the following Philosophy and Philosophy, Politics, Economics & Law (PPEL) students for being selected as Student Ambassadors for the College of Social and Behavioral Science for the 2017/2018 school year.

Talya Jaffee (PHIL)
Alec Keuhnle (PHIL minor)
Toni Marcheva (PPEL)
Malhar Markandeya (PPEL)
Noor Rana (PPEL)
Annet Rich (PHIL)
Isaac Rounseville (PHIL, PPEL)
Taylor Yamanaka (PHIL)

Student ambassadors are a select group... Read more

Post date: Thu, 10/26/2017 - 14:58


The UA Philosophy Department is pleased to present the Fall 2017 Philosophy Colloquium Series featuring the following prominent speakers:

September 22 - Sally Haslanger  (MIT). Talk Title: Social Movements And Cultural Change.

September 29 - Jorge Secada  (University of Virginia). Talk Title: Philosophy As Meditation: How To Read Descartes.

September 6 - Jona Vance (Northern Arizona University). Talk Title: Perceptual Uncertainty.
... Read more

Post date: Mon, 07/17/2017 - 15:25

Congratulations to Chris Howard, graduating doctoral student in philosophy, who has received the 2017 Marc Sanders Prize in Metaethics for his paper "The Fundamentality Of Fit." The Marc Sanders Priza is an annual essay competition open to scholars who are within fifteen years of receiving a PhD or students currently enrolled in a graduate program. The award the prize is $10,000 and winning essays will be published in Oxford Studies in Metaethics. Chris will present his paper at the... Read more

Post date: Thu, 06/01/2017 - 08:19


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