Department of Philosophy | SIU

Southern Illinois University



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Welcome to Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy at SIU Carbondale offers a major and a minor in philosophy, as well as a pre-law specialization. The Department is a pluralistic one with undergraduate courses in a variety of traditions.

Our internationally-recognized faculty have various specializations: history of philosophy, logic, ethics, metaphysics, political and legal philosophy, the philosophy of science, philosophy of technology, and philosophy of religion.>

We are also the home to unique research centers and curated volumes that attract scholars on a global scale to convene and research from our Southern Illinois campus.