Department of Philosophy
The Department of Philosophy offers courses of study leading to the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. For details about the department’s programs, please use the links in the menu bar above.
The department’s faculty specialize in the History of Philosophy from antiquity to the present and in many areas of contemporary Analytic Philosophy and Continental European Philosophy. For more information, please browse the following pages: Faculty, Recent Faculty Books, Recent Faculty Articles, and Departmental Highlights.
Department Head: Matthias Steup
Director of Graduate Studies: Rod Bertolet
Director of Graduate Admissions: Paul Draper
Director of Placement: Christopher Yeomans
Director of Undergraduate Studies: Patricia Curd
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"Philosophy Born of Struggle" conference, October 25-26, 2013.
The Bioethics Series
The Department is pleased to recognize Jonathan Beever and Nicolae Morar for their outstanding work as organizers of Purdue’s Bioethics Seminar Series. For information about the series and next year’s program, please visit the page Bioethics at Purdue.