Socrates and Plato
Statues of Greek Philosophers Socrates and Plato at the Academy of Athens

Welcome to the Department of Philosophy at the University of Miami

The Philosophy Department offers a wide range of courses at the undergraduate level which cover every major area of philosophy as well as its history. Students can major or minor in the subject. In addition, the department sponsors two undergraduate philosophy organizations: the Philosophy Club, which is open to all UM undergraduates, and Phi Sigma Tau, a chapter of the National Honor Society in Philosophy. Both groups afford students regular opportunities to meet, eat, and talk philosophy with each other and with graduate students and faculty in the department. All undergraduates who are interested in philosophy are welcome to participate in these philosophical events.




We are excited to announce our Philosophy Colloquium Series for the 2019-2020 academic year! Please see our Calendar of Events for more talks and events. 

Aug 30th- Casey O'Callaghan (Washington University in St. Louis)
Jan 24th- Shannon Spaulding (Oklahoma State University)
Feb 14th- Jack Spencer (MIT)
Feb 21st- Caspar Hare (MIT)
Mar 6th- Carlotta Pavese (Cornell University)
Mar 20th- Anya Plutynski (Washington University in St. Louis)
Apr 17th- Gurpreet Rattan (University of Toronto)

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