The Philosophy Department joins with Political Science and Economics to offer an exciting new major: Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law.

The PPEL major degree is an interdisciplinary undergraduate major of the very highest quality giving students, within a major research university, an undergraduate experience of the sort typically identified with the most successful honors colleges or outstanding liberal arts institutions.

The PPEL major draws on established... Read more

Post date: Wed, 06/22/2011 - 14:13


The winner of the 2009 Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship in Greek Studies is Michelle Jenkins, a graduate student in the UA Philosophy Department.

Jenkins, who grew up in North Pole, Alaska, received her B.A. from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa., majoring in philosophy with a minor in classical Greek. She is currently a sixth-year graduate student in the Department of Philosophy where she is working on her dissertation, "Seekers of Wisdom, Lovers of Truth: A Study... Read more

Post date: Wed, 06/22/2011 - 14:10


Jerry Gaus, the James E. Rogers Professor of Philosophy, has been awarded the Gregory Kavka Prize in Political Philosophy by the American Philosophical Association.

The Kavka award is among the highest distinctions within the important area of Political Philosophy.  The award memorializes the late Professor Gregory Kavka and is co-sponsored by the University of California, Irvine, where Professor Kavka was a distinguished member of the Department of Philosophy.

Jerry's... Read more

Post date: Wed, 06/22/2011 - 14:07


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