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Indiana University Bloomington

To 10 Reason to Study PhilosophyThe study of philosophy has been part of the curriculum of Indiana University since its founding in 1820. Our graduate program has been nationally recognized for research excellence for the past forty years. Currently, the department's research profile is well balanced across all major areas of philosophical inquiry, with a few areas of notable strength.   Given the added resources of the University's Pure and Applied Logic Program, large and acclaimed Cognitive Sciences Program, the Department of the History and Philosophy of Science, and a few philosophers based in other departments, prospective students of philosophy have an exceptionally diverse array of study options and a lively and friendly intellectual community in which to develop.



  • Friday, March 1, 4-6pm, 121 Woodburn
    Eric Brown (Washington University, St. Louis)
    “Cosmopolitans and Unmet Friends” (abstract)
  • Monday, March 4, 12-1:30pm, 003 Ballantine
    Ellen Fridland (King's College London)
  • Friday, March 8, 4-6pm, 121 Woodburn
    Rima Basu (Claremont McKenna College)
    "Saving Lives and Statistical Deaths"(abstract)
  • Friday, March 22, 4-6pm, 121 Woodburn
    Lisa Miracchi (University of Pennsylvania)
    "Embodied Cognition and the Causal Roles of the Mental" (abstract)