What We Offer
NC State’s Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies offers an undergraduate major in Philosophy (B.A. and B.S., with a selection of concentrations), an undergraduate major in Religious Studies (B.A.) and undergraduate minors in the following fields: Philosophy; Religious Studies; Cognitive Science; Ethics; Health, Medicine and Human Values; Logic and Methodology.
We also offer several graduate-level courses in Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Logic plus a graduate minor in Cognitive Science.
The Origins of the Human Language Faculty
Josh Armstrong of UCLA will give a talk on “The Social Origins of the Human Language Faculty” in the Logic and Cognitive Science Lecture Series at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 30 in Withers Hall, Room 331. All are welcome.
Top Seniors Win Department Awards
The NC State Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies celebrated the academic achievements of its top seniors at its annual Student Awards Reception on February 28. Three awards were presented by faculty members who had worked closely with the award winners.
McLaughlin Awarded Luce/ACLS Fellowship
Levi McLaughlin, assistant professor of religious studies, has been awarded a Luce/ACLS Fellowship in Religion, Journalism and International Affairs for the 2018/19 academic year.
Philosophers Support Chimpanzee Rights Case
Yale Professor Gives Impact of Religion Lecture on Oprah 2020
Kathryn Lofton, professor of religion at Yale, presented this year's Impact of Religion Lecture to an enthusiastic audience on Thursday, February 22. The topic was "Oprah 2020: The Problem of Celebrity and Politics in America.”