Philosophy Department Fall 2017 electives: check out our posters and course descriptions

Appointment to Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Dr. Grant Silva has been has been named a regional faculty associate of the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Illuminating Intellectual Podcast

Provost Daniel Myers launched a podcast series highlighting the personalities and pursuits of Marquette University faculty members, called "Illuminating Intellect." The show is an informal discussion of topics ranging from research and scholarly work to hobbies and pop culture

Provost Myers talks with Dr. James South, associate professor of philosophy and associate dean for faculty in the college, about 16th century Jesuit philosophy, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the Beatles and the common thread that ties them together. Listen now.


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Help support the Department of Philosophy at Marquette.

Click on giving and in the drop down menu of the "Designation Box," select "other," then copy and paste the following phrase "Friends of Philosophy" into the box labeled "other."


Philosophy Majors on Dean's List

Congratulations to Philosophy Majors Jared Corbett, Taylor Harrison, Tyler Koepke and Jared Stusko for being named to the Spring 2017 Dean's List in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences.

University Promotions Announced

Congratulations to Drs. Anthony Peressini, and James South who have been promoted from Associate Professor to Professor of Philosophy!

Department Mourns the Death of Susanne Foster

The members of the Department of Philosophy, the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences and the University mourn the death of Dr. Susanne Foster.  Dr. Foster passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017.  She was associate dean of academic affairs in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences and associate professor in the Department of Philosophy.

A complete notice can be found here.  Please remember Susanne's husband and children; her colleagues and students in your prayers.


Learn more about our two Master of Arts programs; History of Philosophy and Social and Applied Philosophy.