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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Academic Year: 
2012 - 2013

Department Name

Philosophy Department

Department Chair

Russ Shafer-Landau,
Chair and Professor

Degrees Offered

Ph.D., Non-Terminal Masters

Financial Aid

Teaching Fellowships:
Non-Teaching Fellowships:
3
Teaching Assistantships:
25
Scholarships:
Students teaching their own classes:
8
Other Financial Information:
All students with teaching assistantships or fellowships are fully funded. Teaching Assistants receive a supplemental scholarship of $1,000 for each of their first four semesters.

Faculty


Members

Bengson John, Assistant Professor
Brighouse Harry, Professor
Card Claudia, Professor
Fletcher Emily, Assistant Professor
Forster Malcolm, Professor
Gottlieb Paula, Professor
Hausman Daniel, Professor
Hunt Lester, Professor
Mackay John, Assistant Professor
Messina James, Assistant Professor
Nadler Steve, Professor
Paul Sarah, Assistant Professor
Shafer-Landau Russ, Professor
Shapiro Larry, Professor
Sidelle Alan, Professor
Sober Elliott, Professor
Streiffer Rob, Associate Professor
Titelbaum Mike, Assistant Professor
Vranas Peter, Professor

Demographics

Ph.D.


Program Strengths

Philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, epistemology, metaethics, ethics, history of philosophy, logic

Student Demographics

Degrees Awarded

Ph.D. Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

In State: 
$8,880
Out of State: 
$18,874
Number of Required Courses: 
12

Ph.D. Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts: 
Yes
Writing Sample: 
Yes
Minimum GPA: 
No
GPA: 
3.00
Letters of Recommendation: 
3
GRE Required?: 
No
TOEFL Required?: 
No
Other Requirements: 
none

Master's


Student Demographics

Master's Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

Number of Required Courses: 
10

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

Non-Terminal Master's: 
Yes

Placement