Department of Philosophy

About Us

The Department of Philosophy offers a wide range of introductory to graduate-level courses in the major subject areas and various traditions of philosophy, with particular strengths in applied ethics and social/political philosophy. The interdisciplinary scope of most of its courses is one of the Department’s most salient features. The Department’s faculty has achieved exceptional research productivity and outstandingly high student evaluations.

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Upcoming Events


Professor Dominic McIver Lopes to give APA Lecture

We are honored this year to host the annual Board Meeting of the American Philosophical Association, and in conjunction with that meeting, Professor Dominic McIver Lopes (University of British Columbia) will be giving the APA Lecture at 3:30 pm on Friday, November 20, 2015 in the Chao Auditorium of Ekstrom Library.  More information on Professor Lopes can be found here.

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Department of Philosophy

310 Bingham Humanities Bldg

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky 40292

Office Hours

M-F 9:00am to 4:30 pm

No holiday hours


tel (502) 852-6811

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