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University of South Florida

Academic Year: 
2016 - 2017

Department Name

Department of Philosophy

Department Chair

Alex Levine,
Professor and Department Chair

Degrees Offered

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

Areas of Specialization Offered

Value Theory, Aesthetics, Applied Ethics, Environmental Ethics, Bioethics, Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Psychology, Metaphysics and Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, Science Logic and Mathematics, Philosophy of Social Science, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, History & Philosophy of Science (HPS), Philosophy of Biology, Early Modern Philosophy (17th & 18th Century), Continental/European Philosophy (including Kant), History of Philosophy, Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy, Asian Philosophy, African/Africana Philosophy, 19th/20th Century Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Financial Aid

Teaching Fellowships:
Non-Teaching Fellowships:
3
Teaching Assistantships:
31
Scholarships:
Students teaching their own classes:
21
Other Financial Information:
The Philosophy Department nominates one applicant each spring to compete for the Presidential Doctoral Fellowship.

Faculty


Members

Roger Ariew, Distinguished University Professor
Lee Braver, Professor
William Mark Goodwin, Associate Professor
Colin Heydt, Professor
Douglas Jesseph, Professor
Alex Levine, Professor and Chair
Richard Manning, Associate Professor
Michael Morris, Associate Professor
Joshua Rayman, Associate Professor
Brook Sadler, Associate Professor of Humanities and Cultural Studies and Philosophy
Martin Schönfeld, Professor
Mor Segev, Assistant Professor
Stephen Turner, Distinguished University Professor
Joanne Waugh, American Foundation for Greek Language and Culture (AFGLC); Professor of Greek Culture; Director of Graduate Studies; Associate Department Chair
Thomas Williams, Professor of Philosophy and Catholic Studies
Eric Winsberg, Professor
Wei Zhang, Professor
Dolores Morris, Instructor
Jessica Williams, Assistant Professor

Demographics

Ph.D.


Program Strengths

Primary strength is History of Philosophy. Emphasis on the Continental and Analytic traditions are equal and faculty collegial. Course distribution is balanced in History of Philosophy and Philosophical Problems.

Student Demographics

Degrees Awarded

Ph.D. Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

In State: 
$5,214
Out of State: 
$10,560
Number of Required Courses: 
14

Ph.D. Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts: 
Yes
Writing Sample: 
Yes
Minimum GPA: 
Yes
GPA: 
3.00
Letters of Recommendation: 
3
GRE Required?: 
Yes
TOEFL Required?: 
Yes
Other Requirements: 
Statement of Purpose CV

Master's


Student Demographics

Master's Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

Number of Required Courses: 
9

Master's Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts Required?: 
Yes
Writing SampleRequired?: 
Yes
GPA: 
3.00
Letters of Recommendation: 
3
GRE Required?: 
Yes
GPA Required?: 
Yes
TOEFL Required?: 
Yes
Other Requirements: 
Statement of Purpose

Types of Master's

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

Placement


Summary of Ph.D. Students, 2017

Summary of Ph.D. Students, 2011 - 2015

Summary of Master's Students, 2011 - 2015