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LEADERS IN THE FIELD
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Faculty of the Philosophy Department include well-published scholars in most of the major areas of the field, and our books and articles have had a significant impact in contemporary debates. For information about the external grants that support some of our research, see:

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DEDICATED TEACHING
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Students will explore both historical and contemporary philosophical issues while developing the skills of expression and analysis that are indispensable for critical thinking. Studies at UB are supported by a large library of both print and web materials.

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DEBATES AND DIALOGUES
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The Philosophy Department sponsors regular colloquia and lecture series, bringing in speakers from all over the country. Within the Department, there are several active discussion groups that involve both faculty and students.

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MOVING INTO THE FUTURE
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The Philosophy Department has a long and distinguished history of pluralistic approaches to the discipline. Our current faculty include scholars whose research is at the forefront of advances in contemporary philosophy.

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Welcome to the Department of Philosophy

The Philosophy Department at UB has a faculty with expertise across broad areas of the discipline. We have a large PhD program, and we also offer an MA with several specialized concentration options. Undergraduates may pursue either a major or a minor, and joint or double majors with other disciplines are also encouraged.  We maintain an active colloquium series and usually hold one or two conferences each year.

FACULTY NEWS
Professor Barry Smith

Professor Barry Smith has been elected as a fellow to the American College of Medical Informatics. The induction ceremony took place during the recent AMIA 2014 Annual Symposium on Biomedical and Health Informatics, with 2,500 informatics professionals in attendance.