Welcome to the Department of Philosophy


Philosophy is traditionally defined as the love of wisdom, the ability to think well about the foundations of human action, the nature of reality and the purposes and priorities of life.

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Photo of Dr. Anita Silvers in her office at SFSU.

Dr. Anita Silvers 1940 - 2019

Professor Anita Silvers (1940 - 2019) was an institution in professional philosophy. She was Professor and former Chair of the Philosophy Department at San Francisco State University and a...

Great News for Graduate Students!

We are pleased to announce that the Department of Philosophy at SFSU is now part of the Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP), which enables students in...