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Philosophy

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The mission of the UH Philosophy department includes the education of both MA students and undergraduate majors, and many undergraduates take courses in our department to satisfy the University's core requirements.

Fall 2017 course descriptions can now be found here

UH Undergrad Accepted to Prestigious Summer Programs

UH undergraduate philosophy student Meryem Keskin has been accepted (so far) to three prestigious summer programs for underrepresented groups in philosophy: the San Diego summer program for Women in Philosophy, the Summer Immersion Program in Philosophy at Brown University, and the Colorado Summer Seminar in Philosophy.  Keskin submitted a paper on "The Sorites Paradox and The Unexpected Virtue of Higher Order Vagueness".  Congratulations, Meryem!

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Graduate Student Publishes on Consciousness in Analysis

CONGRATULATIONS to Jonathon VandenHombergh whose paper on "Inconceivable Physicalism," is forthcoming in Analysis. Jonathon received his MA in Philosophy from UH in 2016 and is now pursuing a PhD in Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  

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