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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

David Landy in Conversation

Dr. Landy was interviewed by Laureano Ralón for Figure/ Ground on September 1st, 2021. The conversation centered around - you guessed it! - the interrelationships between Kant, Hume, and...

IIT’s Scientific Counter-Revolution: A Neuroscientific Theory’s Physical and Metaphysical Implications

Dr. James Blackmon's co-authored article with Dr. Francis Fallon appears in this month's issue of the interdisciplinary science journal, Entropy. ...

Still finalizing your course schedule for the fall? Consider enrolling in PHIL 304: Ethics Bowl!

Ethics Bowl is a national competition where teams identify the ethically relevant considerations raised by a set of case studies. After reflection and deliberation, team members arrive at a...