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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 2019 course descriptions can now be found here

Dr. Phillips Publishes Book on Ross

Dr. David Phillips has published a new book entitled Rossian Ethics: W.D. Ross and Contemporary Moral Theory with Oxford University Press. This book is billed as the first monograph devoted exclusively to W.D. Ross's seminal contribution to moral philosophy. The book articulates a distinctive view intermediate between consequentialism and absolutist deontology. Congratulations, Dr. Phillips!

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Philosophy Alumnus Finds Success in Law

This summer, philosophy alumnus Patrick Sears completed externships with the Missouri City Attorney’s Office, the 61st Civil District Court of Harris County, and the Rodney Jones Law Group. This fall, he will continue full-time studies at the UH Law Center, where he secured an externship with the League City Attorney’s Office. He especially enjoyed drafting a local ordinance, negligence petitions, and speaking on the agenda of the Houston City Council.

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