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.

News, Announcements & Events


Congratulations to SFSU alum Rachel Phillips for publishing a book review in the APA Newsletter on Native American and Indigenous Philosophy. For access to her book review click on this...


Congratulations to Yann Benétreau-Dupin for developing an innovative and successful new course on math and the arts. Dr. Benétreau-Dupin has written on the course at the philosophy blog Daily Nous...


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...