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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.

Spring 2017 course descriptions can now be found here

UH Undergrad Accepted to Two Prestigious Summer Programs

UH undergraduate philosophy student Ariana Peruzzi has been accepted to two prestigious summer programs for underrepresented groups in philosophy, the San Diego summer program for Women in Philosophy and the Summer Immersion Program in Philosophy at Brown University.  Peruzzi submitted a paper to both on "Love, Consequentialism, and a Conflict of Belief".  Congratulations, Ariana!

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Dr. Buckner Publishes on Ravens in Nature Communications

With collaborators at the University of Vienna, Dr. Cameron Buckner published an empirical study on theory of mind in ravens, "Ravens attribute visual access to unseen competitors".  The study was covered by over 100+ news outlets around the world, including the Washington Post, the Guardian, and New Scientist.  Related philosophical work recently won the 2016 Griffiths Memorial Prize at the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology.  Congratulations, Dr. Buckner!

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