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Why should I major in philosophy?
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The mission of the UH philosophy department includes the education of both M.A. students and undergraduate majors, and many undergraduates take courses in our department to satisfy the University's core requirements.

Spring 2023 course descriptions can now be found here.

Dr. Yau Wins Prestigious Fellowship

Claudia Yau, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, has been awarded a Loeb Classical Library Foundation Fellowship at Harvard University for the 2022-23 academic year. The award supports her monograph project, Wisdom in Plato and Aristotle.

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Dr. Oliveira wins Research Award

Assistant Professor Luis Oliveira has won an Award for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity for the 2021-2022 academic year.  Only two awards are awarded across the entire UH-main campus at the Assistant Professor level, and this is the third time that members of the Philosophy department have won this award in the last seven years.

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