We are a mid-sized department offering courses in most of the subfields of philosophy Students seeking an advanced graduate degree in philosophy will find rich course offerings and opportunities for research. An undergraduate major in philosophy prepares a student for a wide variety of further academic and professional endeavors, all of which are presented in more detail under Undergraduate Programs.
The department is distinguished by its unusually wide range of
special interests and orientations in philosophy, and by the high
degree of faculty-student interaction both in scholarly enterprises
and in departmental affairs. Our faculty includes three SUNY
Distinguished Professors and five holders of endowed Chairs.