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University of Pittsburgh - Philosophy

Academic Year: 
2017 - 2018

Department Name

Philosophy

Department Chair

Robert Batterman,
Professor

Degrees Offered

Ph.D., Non-Terminal Masters

Areas of Specialization Offered

Value Theory, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Law, Metaphysics and Epistemology, Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Action, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Science Logic and Mathematics, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Decision Theory, History & Philosophy of Science (HPS), Logic, Early Modern Philosophy (17th & 18th Century), Continental/European Philosophy (including Kant), History of Philosophy, 19th/20th Century Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Financial Aid

Teaching Fellowships:
10
Non-Teaching Fellowships:
20
Teaching Assistantships:
14
Scholarships:
Students teaching their own classes:
5
Other Financial Information:
Full tuition remission is available with teaching or fellowship appointments.

Faculty


Members

Robert Batterman, Professor
Thomas Berry, Senior Lecturer
Robert Brandom, Distinguished Professor
Stephen Engstrom, Professor
Dmitri Gallow, Assistant Professor
Anil Gupta, Alan Ross Anderson Distinguished Professor
John McDowell, Distinguished University Professor
Japa Pallikkathayil, Assistant Professor
Nicholas Rescher, Distinguished University Professor
Thomas Ricketts, Professor
James Shaw, Associate Professor
Erica Shumener, Assistant Professor
Michael Thompson, Professor
Jennifer Whiting, Professor
Mark Wilson, Distinguished Professor
Nandi Theunissen, Assistant Professor

Demographics

Ph.D.


Program Strengths

Metaphysics and Epistemology, Moral and Political Philosophy, Philosophical Logic, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Mind, History of Ancient Philosophy, History of Modern Philosophy, Kant, Hegel, History of Analytic Philosophy

Student Demographics

Degrees Awarded

Ph.D. Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

In State: 
$21,748
Out of State: 
$35,904
Number of Required Courses: 
12
Additional Information: 
Total number of credits required for degree - 72

Ph.D. Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts: 
Yes
Writing Sample: 
Yes
Minimum GPA: 
Yes
GPA: 
3.00
Letters of Recommendation: 
3
GRE Required?: 
No
TOEFL Required?: 
Yes
TOEFL Online Score: 
90.00
Other Requirements: 
personal statement

Master's


Student Demographics

Master's Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

In State: 
$0
Out of State: 
$0

Master's Program Entry Requirements

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

Types of Master's

Terminal Master's: 
No
Non-Terminal Master's: 
No

Placement


Summary of Ph.D. Students, 2016

Summary of Ph.D. Students, 2011 - 2015

Summary of Master's Students, 2011 - 2015