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Peabody Hall
Peabody Hall, North Campus

Philosophy seeks to answer fundamental questions about the nature of reality and our knowledge of it; about the sources of meaning and value in human life; and the relationship of human beings to each other, to the natural world, and to the built environment. Our department is pluralistic in outlook, representing analytic, continental, historical and non-western approaches to philosophy. Our faculty have national and international reputations in their research fields, and strive equally for excellence in teaching and mentoring students. 

Interdisciplinary Programs

We participate in three interdisciplinary programs, including an Environmental Ethics certificate, and a certificate with the Institute for Women's Studies, as well as a M.S. with the Institute for Artificial Intelligence. We also offer an undergraduate minor in Law, Ethics & Philosophy in partnership with the School of Law.

Attend one of our lectures

The Scott and Heather Kleiner Lecture Series brings academics from across the country to our campus. 

Meet Our Student Ambassadors

The Philosophy Ambassadors are undergraduate students with a passion for knowledge, who volunteer in promoting the Philosophy major across campus. 

A message from Ambassador Crystal Amoako:

A message from Ambassador Lauren Brakke:

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Latest News

Longtime Department of Philosophy Professor Brad Bassler has retired after 25 years at the University of Georgia.
The Department of Philosophy announces the Fall 2021 through Spring 2022 lineup for the annual Scott & Heather Kleiner Lecture Series.
Yuri Balashov became increasingly involved in the activities of the American Translators Association and the 

Upcoming Events

Sergio Gallegos, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (City University of New York)

Peabody Hall, Room 115
CDC Reeve, Philosophy (University of North Carolina)

online lecture: https://zoom.us/j/96473554310
Myisha Cherry , Department of Philosophy (University of California, Riverside)

online via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/97657672504

Support Philosophy at UGA

The Department of Philosophy appreciates your financial support. Your gift is important to us and helps support critical opportunities for students and faculty alike, including lectures, travel support, and any number of educational events that augment the classroom experience. Click here to learn more.

EVERY DOLLAR CONTRIBUTED TO THE DEPARTMENT HAS A DIRECT IMPACT ON OUR STUDENTS AND FACULTY.

Lectures & Programs

Interdisciplinary Programs

We participate in three interdisciplinary programs, including an Environmental Ethics certificate, and a certificate with the Institute for Women's Studies, as well as a M.S. with the Institute for Artificial Intelligence.

Attend one of our lectures

The Scott and Heather Kleiner Lecture Series brings academics from across the country to our campus.