Philosophy Department

The study of Philosophy is the reasoned pursuit of fundamental truths. It is a systematic investigation of the key assumptions that underlie our thinking and which often are taken for granted. Much of what is learned in Philosophy can be applied to virtually any endeavor. Learn more about Philosophy Department.

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W.E.B. Du Bois

Professors Read and Rowe Discuss W.E.B. Du Bois Writing

Associate Professor of Philosophy, Jason Read and Assistant Professor of History, Leroy Rowe will discuss W.E.B. Du Bois’ 1903 text, The Souls of Black Folk.

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Panel at World Philosophy Day

Student Jamie Barilone discusses her love and enthusiasm for philosophy.
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Spring 2017 Philosophy Courses

The Spring 2017 Philosophy offerings. Consider Philosophy.
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Join the Philosophy Symposium

The Philosophy Symposium is a group of students who want to engage in the theory and practice of philosophy.




W.E.B. Du Bois Discussion with Professors Read and Rowe

2:45 PM, 7th Floor University Events Room, Glickman Library, Portland Campus