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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Academic Year: 
2018 - 2019

Department Name

Department of Linguistics and Philosophy

Department Chair

Alex Byrne,
Professor and Department Head

Degrees Offered

Ph.D.

Areas of Specialization Offered

Aesthetics, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Normative Ethics, Meta-Ethics, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Psychology, Metaphysics and Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Action, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Science Logic and Mathematics, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Decision Theory, Logic

Financial Aid

Teaching Fellowships:
Non-Teaching Fellowships:
Teaching Assistantships:
Scholarships:
Students teaching their own classes:
Other Financial Information:
The program financially supports all graduate students for five years (tuition, stipend and health insurance). Types of financial aid varies year to year (teaching assistantships, fellowships and research assistantships ). Students teach second through fourth years.

Faculty


Members

Alex Byrne, Professor and Department Head
E.J. Green, Assistant Professor
Caspar Hare, Professor
Sally Haslanger, Ford Professor
Justin Khoo, Associate Professor
Vann McGee, Professor
Agustín Rayo, Professor
Miriam Schoenfield, Associate Professor
Tamar Schapiro, Associate Professor
Kieran Setiya, Professor
Brad Skow, Laurence A. Rockefeller Associate Professor
Jack Spencer, Associate Professor
Roger White, Professor
Stephen Yablo, David W. Skinner professor

Demographics

Ph.D.


Program Strengths

Metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, logic, feminist philosophy, philosophy of science, epistemology, ethics, Kant, moral psychology

Student Demographics

Degrees Awarded

Ph.D. Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

In State: 
$49,580
Out of State: 
$49,580
Number of Required Courses: 
10

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: 
$0
Out of State: 
$0

Types of Master's

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

Placement


Summary of Ph.D. Students, 2011 - 2015

Summary of Master's Students, 2011 - 2015