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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CONGRATULATIONS to Andrew Peterson, SFSU Philosophy M.A. 2011, Assistant Professor at George Mason University, who has been awarded the enormously prestigious Greenwall Foundation Fellowship in...


CONGRATULATIONS to Philosophy undergraduate major Teagan Bullock and Philosophy graduate students Alonso Reategui and Michelle Thomas, all of whom have won CSU Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral...

Robert E. Rubin: Philosophy Prepared Me for a Career in Finance and Government

Former Treasury Secretary explains why his philosophy courses best prepared him for professional life.