Philosophy strives to answer the most fundamental questions about the world and our place in it. While people often implicitly assume answers to many of these questions, philosophy as a discipline seeks to identify and answer them through rigorous and informed inquiry and reasoning.
These questions have been pursued for thousands of years, in many different ways and in many different cultures, and the study of this rich history is itself part of the increasingly global discipline of philosophy. Read more >
We are deeply saddened by the death of our friend and colleague Derek Parfit, who passed away on 1st January, 2017.
Friday, February 10, 4:00 p.m.
Gideon Rosen (Princeton University)
Friday, February 24, 3:30 p.m.
Sally Haslanger (MIT)