Kristie Dotson, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Michigan State University, will be speaking March 24, 2015 at 4:30 pm in the Seminar Room. Professor Dotson's talk is entitled "Rejecting Fundamentality: Prolegomena to Black Feminist Philosophy"



The department will be conducting a new climate survey to learn about how our students, faculty, and staff view the philosophy environment at Rutgers.



The department will be hosting our annual Women in Philosophy Dinner which is being held on Nov. 15, 2016 at 6:30 pm in the department seminar room. All are welcome.



Rutgers Philosophy is now a member of MAP, a collection of students in North American departments who exchange ideas and information about how to increase minority representation in philosophy.  For more information, see


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Spring 2023 Dept Lecture Series presents Prof. Eric Mandelbaum (CUNY Graduate Center)
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