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Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy helps students explore questions concerning the nature of reality, the role of values, obligations and choice in moral life, the sources of truth and meaning, and the power and limits of human reason and understanding. 

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Philosophy: Faculty and Staff

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PROFESSORS
Daniel Cullen. 1988. M.A. Dalhousie University. Ph.D. Boston College. (political and  moral philosophy, philosophy of law, political economy, contemporary political theory)

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS
Rebecca Tuvel. Chair. 2014. B.A. McGill University. Ph.D. Vanderbilt University. (ethics, bioethics, philosophy of race, feminist philosophy). website: rebeccatuvel.com

Stephen Wirls. 1994. B.A. Kenyon College. Ph.D. Cornell University. (modern political thought, American political thought, political economy)

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS
Erin Dolgoy. 2013. H.B.A. University of Toronto; M.A. University of Alberta; M.A. and Ph.D. Michigan State University. (history of political thought, science and technology policy, United States politics) 

STAFF
Christie Arnold, Departmental Assistant.

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Requirements for a Major in Philosophy

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A total of forty-four (44) credits as follows:

  1. Philosophy 201, 203, 206, 220, 301, 486.
  2. Philosophy 318 or Philosophy 319.
  3. Four additional four-credit courses in Philosophy (e.g. chosen from PHIL 101, 230, 255, 303, 330, etc. or from an approved elective in another department).

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Requirements for a Minor in Philosophy

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A total of twenty-four (24) credits as follows:

  1. Philosophy 201 or 203. (students are encouraged to take both)
  2. Philosophy 206 and 301.
  3. At least two additional four-credit courses in the 300’s or above.
  4. One additional four-credit course in Philosophy.

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Honors in Philosophy

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  1. Courses required: fulfillment of the requirements for a major in Philosophy.
  2. Honors course: Philosophy 399, 495-496.
  3. Examination: an oral examination on the honors essay and related field is required.
  4. Approval of the honors project by the Philosophy Department Honors Committee is required.

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