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Brandeis University

Updated

November 12, 2017

Department Name

Philosophy Department

Department Chair

Jerry Samet,
Associate Professor

Degrees Offered

Terminal Masters

Financial Aid

Teaching Fellowships:
Non-Teaching Fellowships:
Teaching Assistantships:
Scholarships:
Students teaching their own classes:
Other Financial Information:
Merit-based and need-based

Faculty


Members

Alan Berger, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Robert Greenberg, Professor of Philosophy
Eli Hirsch, Charles Goldman Professor of Philosophy
Berislav Marusic, Associate Professor of Philosophy; Director of Graduate Studies
Jennifer Marusic, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Kate Moran, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Jerry Samet, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Marion Smiley, J.P. Morgan Chase Professor of Ethics
Andreas Teuber, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Palle Yourgrau, Harry A. Wolfson Professor of Philosophy
Ben Sherman, Lecturer in Philosophy

Demographics

Ph.D.


Student Demographics

Degrees Awarded

Ph.D. Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

In State: 
$0
Out of State: 
$0

Ph.D. Program Entry Requirements

Trascripts: 
No
Writing Sample: 
No
Minimum GPA: 
No
GRE Required?: 
No
TOEFL Required?: 
No
Other Requirements: 

Master's


Program Strengths

The program’s main focus and strength is placement of students into Ph.D programs. Some of our students have gone on to Ph.D. programs at NYU, Michigan, MIT, UCLA, UNC, Oxford and many other excellent schools. Updated placement data is available at: http://www.brandeis.edu/departments/philosophy/mastersprogram/placement.html Area strengths include metaphysics and epistemology, ethics, social and political philosophy, philosophy of language, logic, philosophy of mind and cognitive science, history of modern philosophy, aesthetics, philosophy of gender, and philosophy of law.

Student Demographics

Master's Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts Required?: 
Yes
Writing SampleRequired?: 
Yes
Letters of Recommendation: 
3
GRE Required?: 
Yes
GPA Required?: 
No
TOEFL Required?: 
Yes
Other Requirements: 

Types of Master's

Terminal Master's: 
Yes

Placement