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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.

New Faculty
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The Philosophy Department is pleased to announce that Dr. Ryan Muldoon will be joining our faculty beginning in the Fall, 2015. Dr. Muldoon is presently a Senior Research Fellow in the Philosophy, Politics and Economics program at the University of Pennsylvania, where he received his PhD in 2009. In addition to social and political philosophy, his specialties include philosophy of science and epistemology. He is the author or co-author of twelve papers and has recently completed a book entitled Beyond Tolerance: Social Contract Theory for a Diverse World, in which he argues that increasing social diversity can lead to greater justice and prosperity for all.