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.
First Tom Regan Lecture
Carol J. Adams, the author of many books, will give the first Tom Regan Lecture at NC State on Friday, September 21 at 3:00 p.m. in Withers Hall, Room 232A. Her topic is “Animal Ethics and Contemporary Politics.” This event commemorates the work of Tom Regan, a celebrated advocate of animal rights who was on the philosophy faculty at NC State for over 34 years. Read more
Women's Religious Agency and Food Insecurity in North Carolina
Annie Hardison-Moody (Agricultural and Human Sciences, NC State) will give a talk entitled “From Resilience to Resignation: Women's Religious Agency in the Face of Food Insecurity in North Carolina” in the Religious Studies Colloquium Series at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 27 in Withers Hall, Room 331. All are welcome.
First Tom Regan Lecture at NC State on September 21
The first Tom Regan Lecture will be given by Carol J. Adams, who will speak on “Animal Ethics and Contemporary Politics.”
Philosophers Support Chimpanzee Rights Case
McLaughlin Garners Honors
The exceptional academic achievements of Levi McLaughlin, a member of the religious studies faculty, led to three significant honors in Spring 2018.
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.