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Philosophy

An excellent foundation.

Philosophy – the pursuit of wisdom – deals systematically with values and concepts central to our lives as individuals and social beings.

Opportunities for students, faculty and staff
Academic program in Bangalore, India

In conjunction with the Marianists of Bangalore, our faculty are given the opportunity teach in the B.A. program there. The program is major in philosophy and a minor in religious studies.

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Phi Sigma Tau

Our department hosts a chapter of the national philosophy honor society, Phi Sigma Tau.

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Baker Colloquium

The Richard R. Baker Philosophy Colloquium presents outstanding scholars from across the country to present and discuss their research.

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Annual student awards

We present three awards each year to undergraduate students majoring in philosophy, as well as an interdisciplinary award in conjunction with the Core Program.

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In the News
Campus and Community 07.05.22

UD's mission to educate the whole person is embodied in a new mini-course being developed with a grant from the Social Science Research Council.

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Faculty and Staff 05.26.22

Danielle Poe, acting dean since February, has more than two decades of experience with the University and was selected after a highly competitive search.

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Faculty and Staff 03.24.22

The American Philosophical Association awarded UD philosopher ​​Ernesto Rosen Velasquez the 2021 Essay Prize in Latin American Thought.

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