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Philosophy

Why should I major in 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 2018 course descriptions can now be found here

Assistant Professor Buckner Wins Philosophy Prize

Assistant Professor Cameron Buckner has won the 2018 American Philosophical Association Article Prize for his article, "Rational Inference: The Lowest Bounds". The prize is offered every two years for the best article published in the previous two years written by a philosopher under 40 or within 10 years of obtaining their Ph.D. Congratulations, Dr. Buckner!

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MA Student MacDavid Wins Seiver Scholarship

UH MA student Jacob MacDavid has been awarded the first David and Helena Seiver Very Bad Wizards Scholarship. David and Helena-both UH alumni-created the Seiver Endowment to honor David's late mother. David reports to being hooked on Associate Professor Tamler Sommer's podcast, Very Bad Wizards, and created this scholarship in its name. Congratulations to Jacob, and many thanks the Seivers for their generosity!

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