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Brown University

Academic Year: 
2015 - 2016

Department Name

Department of Philosophy

Department Chair

Bernard Reginster,
Professor and Chair of Philosophy

Degrees Offered

Ph.D.

Financial Aid

Teaching Fellowships:
4
Non-Teaching Fellowships:
5
Teaching Assistantships:
13
Scholarships:
Students teaching their own classes:
4
Other Financial Information:

Faculty


Members

Felicia Nimue Ackerman, Professor
Nomy Arpaly, Associate Professor
Justin Broackes, Professor
David Christensen, Professor
Jamie Drier, Professor
Nina Emery, Assistant Professor
David Estlund, Professor
Mary Louise Gill, Professor
Paul Guyer, Professor
Richard G. Heck, Professor
Christopher Hill, Professor
Jaegwon Kim, Emeritus
Charles Larmore, Professor
Bernard Reginster, Professor
Joshua Schechter, Associate Professor
Adam Pautz, Professor

Demographics

Ph.D.


Program Strengths

Brown University Philosophy Department has been traditionally strong in epistemology, philosophy of mind, metaphysics, ethics, and history of philosophy, and is currently also strong in political philosophy and in aesthetics.

Student Demographics

Degrees Awarded

Ph.D. Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

In State: 
$26,604
Out of State: 
$26,604
Number of Required Courses: 
15

Ph.D. Program Entry Requirements

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

Master's


Student Demographics

Master's Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

In State: 
$48,272
Out of State: 
$48,272
Number of Required Courses: 
8
Additional Information: 
The small size of the faculty normally precludes admitting students to the terminal masters program. At present there are no students in the program. Applications are discouraged.

Master's Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts Required?: 
No
Writing SampleRequired?: 
No
GRE Required?: 
No
GPA Required?: 
No
TOEFL Required?: 
No
Other Requirements: 

Types of Master's

Terminal Master's: 
Yes
Non-Terminal Master's: 
Yes

Placement


Summary of Ph.D. Students, 2016

Summary of Ph.D. Students, 2011 - 2015

Summary of Master's Students, 2011 - 2015