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Our programs develop critical, creative and independent thinking skills that lead to excellence in graduate studies, professional training and many careers.

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.

Upcoming Events

Religion, the Cyborg and the Digital Future of Humanity
Sylvester Johnson of Virginia Tech will give the Department's annual Impact of Religion Lecture at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 6 in  Daniels Hall, Room 434. His topic is "Of Matter and the Spirit: Religion, the Cyborg, and the Digital Future of Humanity." Read more.

Leibniz on the Special Composition Question
Stephen Puryear of NC State will give a talk on "Leibniz on Being, Unity, and the Special Composition Question
" in the Philosophy Colloquium Series at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 13 in Withers Hall, Room 331. All are welcome.

The Objectification of Agency
Anton Ford of the University of Chicago will give a talk on "The Objectification of Agency" in the Philosophy Colloquium Series at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 27 in Withers Hall, Room 331. All are welcome.