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Marquette University

Academic Year: 
2016 - 2017

Department Name

Philosophy

Department Chair

John Jones,
Professor, Interim Chair

Degrees Offered

Ph.D., Terminal Masters, Non-Terminal Masters

Areas of Specialization Offered

Value Theory, Aesthetics, Applied Ethics, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Biology, Early Modern Philosophy (17th & 18th Century), Continental/European Philosophy (including Kant), History of Philosophy, Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy, Latin American Philosophy, African/Africana Philosophy, 19th/20th Century Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Arabic and Islamic Philosophy

Financial Aid

Teaching Fellowships:
Non-Teaching Fellowships:
3
Teaching Assistantships:
9
Scholarships:
0
Students teaching their own classes:
9
Other Financial Information:
Research assistants - 5 4-5 tuition scholarships for eligible MA applicants

Faculty


Members

Noel Adams, Associate Professor
Corinne Bloch-Mullins, Assistant Professor
Curtis L. Carter, Professor
Yoon H. Choi, Assistant Professor
Kevin W. Gibson, Professor
Owen M. Goldin, Professor
Stanley M. Harrison, Associate Professor
Javier A. Ibáñez-Noé, Associate Professor
Rev. John D. Jones, Professor
Sebastian Luft, Professor
Michael Monahan, Professor
Anthony F. Peressini, Professor
Katherine Rickus, Assistant Professor
Grant Silva, Assistant Professor
James B. South, Professor
Richard C. Taylor, Professor
Theresa W. Tobin, Associate Professor
Ericka Tucker, Assistant Professor
David B. Twetten, Associate Professor
Pol G. Vandevelde, Professor
Michael J. Wreen, Professor

Demographics

Ph.D.


Program Strengths

History of Philosophy, especially Ancient and Medieval Philosophy. 19th & 20th Century European Philosophy, especially Phenomenology. Philosophy of Religion. Social & Political Philosophy. Value Theory, especially Virtue Ethics, Applied Ethics, Aesthetics. Feminist Philosophy, Latin American Philosophy, Philosophy of Race and Racism. Cross-disciplinary approaches to Philosophy of Mind

Student Demographics

Degrees Awarded

Ph.D. Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

Number of Required Courses: 
16

Ph.D. Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts: 
Yes
Writing Sample: 
Yes
Minimum GPA: 
No
Letters of Recommendation: 
3
GRE Required?: 
Yes
TOEFL Required?: 
Yes
Other Requirements: 
A statement of purpose outlining applicant's achievements and intentions in philosophy

Master's


Program Strengths

Specific tracks in Social & Applied Philosophy, and the History of Philosophy. Large faculty with diverse interests, as noted in strengths of PhD program. Interdisciplinary opportunities across the university

Student Demographics

Master's Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

Number of Required Courses: 
8
Additional Information: 
In the Social and Applied Philosophy track, the student must complete 24 credit hours (8 courses) of graduate-level course work and six credit hours of practicum work. In the History of Philosophy track, the student must complete 30 credit hours (10 courses) of graduate-level course work and either pass a comprehensive exam (plan A) or pass a comprehensive exam and complete a MA thesis (plan B).

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
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