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Princeton University

Academic Year: 
2017 - 2018

Department Name

Philosophy

Department Chair

Michael Smith,
McCosh Professor of Philosophy

Degrees Offered

Ph.D., Non-Terminal Masters

Online Degrees

Ph.D. None

Areas of Specialization Offered

Value Theory, Aesthetics, Applied Ethics, Bioethics, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Normative Ethics, Meta-Ethics, Philosophy of Gender, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Psychology, Special Programs, Metaphysics and Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Action, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Science Logic and Mathematics, Philosophy of Social Science, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Economics, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Decision Theory, History & Philosophy of Science (HPS), Logic, History / Traditions, Early Modern Philosophy (17th & 18th Century), Continental/European Philosophy (including Kant), History of Philosophy, Comparative Philosophy, 19th/20th Century Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of History

Financial Aid

Teaching Fellowships:
Non-Teaching Fellowships:
38
Teaching Assistantships:
Scholarships:
38
Students teaching their own classes:
Other Financial Information:
n/a

Faculty


Members

John Burgess, Professor
Adam Elga, Professor
Delia Graff Fara, Professor
Jonathan Frick, Assistant Professor
Daniel Garber, Professor
Hans Halvorson, Professor
Elizabeth Harman, Professor
Gilbert Harman, Professor
Desmond Hogan, Associate Professor
Mark Johnston, Professor
Thomas Kelly, Professor
Boris Kment, Associate Professor
Sarah-Jane Leslie, Professor
Hendrik Lorenz, Professor
Sarah McGrath, Associate Professor
Benjamin Morison, Professor
Alexander Nehamas, Professor
Gideon Rosen, Professor
Michael Smith, Professor

Demographics

Ph.D.


Program Strengths

Philosophy of Cognitive Science; Moral Psychology; Metaethics; Applied Ethics; Political Philosophy; Philosophy of Social Science; Ancient Philosophy; Early Modern Philosophy; 17th Century; Early Modern Philosophy; 18th Century; Philosophy of Art; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Action; Metaphysics; Epistemology; Philosophical Logic; Mathematical Logic; Decision, Rational Choice, and Game Theory; General Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Physics

Student Demographics

Degrees Awarded

Ph.D. Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

In State: 
$47,220
Out of State: 
$47,220
Additional Information: 
We do not use courses, but unit reports issued by faculty, to determine eligibility. The student is responsible for 10 units or 14 units, depending on the program.

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: 
Broad background in philosophy required; however, a bachelor's degree in Philosophy is not a prerequisite.

Master's


Student Demographics

Master's Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

Additional Information: 
N/A

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: 
No
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