"Everyone should take a philosophy course"
NC State science student Timothy Willard explains why he thinks this in a Technician op-edRead his article
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 Tears and Smiles of Hagia Sophia
Anna B. Bigelow (NC State Religious Studies) will give a talk entitled “The Tears and Smiles of Hagia Sophia: Istanbul and the Architecture of Religious Power” in the Religious Studies Colloquium Series at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 19 in Withers Hall, Room 344. All are welcome.
The Socratic Constraint, Systematic Injustice, and the Return of Callicles
Timothy Hinton (NC State Philosophy) will give a talk entitled “The Socratic Constraint, Systematic Injustice, and the Return of Callicles” in the Philosophy Colloquium Series at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 26 in Withers Hall, Room 331. All are welcome.
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Student of the Month
Jesse Young, a senior majoring in Religious Studies and Spanish, is the NC State Humanities and Social Sciences Student of the Month for October 2017.
New Faculty in Philosophy
Two scholars joined NC State’s philosophy faculty this semester: Stephen C. Ferguson II, who specializes in Africana philosophy, political philosophy, philosophy of race and philosophy of sport, and Kevin Richardson, who specializes in metaphysics, philosophy of language and pragmatism.