For more information contact
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Philosophy
Durham, NC 27708-0743
General InformationDegree offered:
The department offers a varied distribution of research in the areas of the history of philosophy; epistemology; metaphysics; philosophy of mind; cognitive science; moral psychology; ethics; political philosophy; Chinese philosophy; philosophy of science; philosophy of biology; philosophy of social science; philosophy of law; philosophy of mathematics; and philosophical logic. Individual programs of study are developed for each student, and a cooperative program is available to the student who wishes to combine work in the Duke Philosophy Department with work in the Philosophy Department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The submission of a writing sample (nonreturnable, limited to fewer than 15 pages) is required. Writing samples should be uploaded to the Departmental Requirements section of the application.