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 Yost Prize Winners Jungsuk Lee and Kyle Scott
The Yost Prize is given annually in honor of Robert M. Yost for excellent performance in teaching. Congratulations to our 2020-21 winners Jungsuk Lee and Kyle Scott.
Congratulations to Ally Peabody Smith!
We are pleased to announce that Ally Peabody Smith defended her dissertation, "Learning from Profound Intellectual Disability," and it has been accepted. Her Ph.D. degree will be...
Congratulations to Andrew Flynn!
We are pleased to announce that Andrew Flynn defended his dissertation, “Morality and Irony”, and it has been accepted. His Ph.D. degree will be awarded on September...