Department of Philosophy
Philosophy addresses some of the most fundamental and difficult questions there are, such as: What is the nature of the human mind? What makes knowledge trustworthy? What are the standards of good reasoning? What is a just society? What is the best way to live? Philosophy as an academic discipline attempts to answer these questions with a combination of creativity and analytical rigor.
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- Apr. 25, 2019
Congratulations to Patricia Marino on her newest book "The Philosophy of Sex and Love: an Opinionated Introduction," released by Routledge this month.
- Apr. 22, 2019
Spreading kindness is Vanessa Lam's superpower. When not in her superhero role, she is also our own UW philosophy graduate student.
- Mar. 5, 2019
The Philosophy Department is extremely pleased to announce that Professor Jenny Saul will be joining us in Fall 2019!