The UCLA Department of Philosophy has been among the top ranked doctoral programs for decades, with strengths across the discipline, including philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, metaphysics, philosophy of science, logic, philosophy of mathematics, ethics, social and political philosophy, philosophy of law, and the history of philosophy, from antiquity to the present.Learn More About Us
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A Transformative Gift
The Philosophy Department is delighted to be a beneficiary of an extraordinarily generous gift from Christine and Jordan Kaplan and Jordan’s longtime business partner Ken Panzer, described...
Congratulations to Michael Skiles!
We are pleased to announce that Michael Skiles defended his dissertation, "First Principles to Further our Understanding of What is to be Done" and it has been...
Congratulations to Yost Prize Winners Jae Choe and Ally Peabody Smith!
The Yost Prize is given annually in honor of Robert M. Yost for excellent performance in teaching. Congratulations to our 2018-19 winners Jae Choe and Ally Peabody...
Congratulations to Michael Hansen!
We are pleased to announce that Michael Hansen defended his dissertation, "Worlds Apart: An Interpretation of Leibnizian Perceiving" and it has been accepted. His Ph.D. degree will...