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Spring 2020 Courses
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Upcoming Events

February 28, 2020
Hugo Adam Bedau Memorial Lecture
Charles Mills
Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, The Graduate Center, CUNY
"Liberalism and Racial Justice"
5:45pm | Braker 001

March 27, 2020
James Conant
Professor of Philosophy, University of Chicago
Title TBA
3:30pm | Location TBA

April 3, 2020
L.A. Paul
Professor of Philosophy, Yale University
Title TBA
3:30pm | Location TBA


Susan Russinoff leads twelve undergraduate students in her 'Philosophy for Children' course in the K-1 classroom, at the Eliot-Pearson Children's School. Read more.

Congratulations to Professor Ninan for making The Philosopher's Annual 2018 list of the ten best articles of the year with his, "Quantification and Epistemic Modality" from the October 1, 2018 issue of The Philosophical Review.

Susan Russinoff awarded Professor of the Year by Student Body Senate.

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In Memoriam

Hugo Bedau
Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus


Welcome to the Department of Philosophy. We are committed equally to excellence in research and in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. In addition to our undergraduate major and minor in Philosophy, we offer a certificate program in Ethics, Law, and Society as well as a wide range of courses suitable for students who have never taken a philosophy course. Learn more >

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Medford, MA  02155

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