Philosophy

Philosophy Department at Brown University

The Philosophy Department at Brown University offers programs leading to the full range of graduate and undergraduate degrees.

The Department of Philosophy has had a long distinguished history at Brown University. The department's faculty offers expertise in all main areas of philosophy and beyond, including:

  • ethics and political philosophy
  • philosophy of mind
  • metaphysics
  • epistemology
  • philosophy of logic
  • philosophy of science
  • philosophy of art
  • history of philosophy (including 19th and 20th century European philosophy)
  • philosophy of/in literature
  • feminist philosophy

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The undergraduate concentration in philosophy offers courses covering all of the main areas of the discipline, from epistemology and metaphysics to philosophy of religion, philosophy of literature, and feminist philosophy.
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Brown University Ph.D. program in Philosophy is designed to provide strong support for students’ research.
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How charming is divine philosophy!
Not harsh and crabbed as dull fools suppose
But musical as is Apollo's lute
And a perpetual feast of nectared sweets

John Milton

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