Welcome to the Department of Philosophy

Due to the pandemic, all WSU courses will be online/remote this semester (Spring 2021).  We'll still be available via email, videoconference, and in responsibly distanced ways.  Please refer to our people page for contact information for particular faculty.  

Fiske Hall
Fiske Hall, home of the Department of Philosophy
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Time to Enroll for Fall!

We've got a great selection of courses this semester.

  • Philosophy of Sex and Love
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Space Exploration
  • Values and the Modern World

...And more!  See our Current Courses page for the complete list  of courses we're offering, then enroll here


Latest Philosophy News


Congrats to the Philosophy Department's 2021 WSU Honorees!

Congratulations to the following members of the Philosophy Department for their recent accomplishments:

Student awards

  • Wm. Eric Harrison, recipient of the 2020-2021 History of Philosophy Scholarship
  • Mya Acosta and Maria Mcandrews, honorable mentions for the 2020-2021 History of Philosophy Scholarship

Faculty awards

  • Dr. Patrick Bondy, recipient of the 2020-2021 Young Faculty Scholar Award and a 2021 ARCS Grant recipient.
  • Dr. Xiufen Liu, recipient of a 2021 ARCS Grant.
  • Dr. James Schwartz, recipient of the 2020-2021 President's Distinguished Service Award.