<p>If I were to start again as an undergraduate, I would major in philosophy.<br>
	~ Matthew Goldstein, Chancellor, City University of New York</p>

If I were to start again as an undergraduate, I would major in philosophy.
~ Matthew Goldstein, Chancellor, City University of New York

<p>We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.<br>
	~ Angela Davis</p>

We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
~ Angela Davis

<p>When women who are not mere students of other persons’ philosophy set out to write it, we cannot conceive that it will be<br>
	the same in viewpoint or tenor as that composed from the standpoint of the different masculine experience of things.<br>
	~ John Dewey</p>

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When women who are not mere students of other persons’ philosophy set out to write it, we cannot conceive that it will be
the same in viewpoint or tenor as that composed from the standpoint of the different masculine experience of things.
~ John Dewey

 
<p>Life is occupied in both perpetuating itself and in surpassing itself; if all it does is maintain itself, then living is only dying. <br>
	~ Simone de Beauvoir</p>

Life is occupied in both perpetuating itself and in surpassing itself; if all it does is maintain itself, then living is only dying. 
~ Simone de Beauvoir

<p>Like skiing down a sheer cliff or singing a difficult song, philosophy can fill you with the edgy excitement that makes being<br>
	human rather wonderful. ~ John Cleese, Actor and Writer</p>

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Like skiing down a sheer cliff or singing a difficult song, philosophy can fill you with the edgy excitement that makes being
human rather wonderful. ~ John Cleese, Actor and Writer

 

<p>There is but one coward on earth, and that is the coward that dare not know.<br>
	~ W.E.B. DuBois</p>

There is but one coward on earth, and that is the coward that dare not know.
~ W.E.B. DuBois

Philosophy at UNC Charlotte

Welcome Valerye Milleson, Postdoctoral Fellow in Healthcare Ethics 

Dr. Valerye Milleson joins the philosophy department as our 2016-17 Postdoctoral Fellow in Healthcare Ethics.  She has a PhD in Philosophy and an MS in Biology from Arizona State University, and prior to coming to Charlotte she was a Clinical Ethics Fellow at Albany Medical College where she taught medical students and performed clinical ethics consultations.  Her research largely focuses on the ethical and social implications of science, medicine, and technology and how we can (and ought) to engage in moral decision making in the face of these implications.

 


Dr. Trevor Pearce Awarded NSF Grant

The philosophy department congratulates Dr. Trevor Pearce for being awarded a 2016-2017 National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholars Award, which provides a twelve-month release to conduct scholarly research.  Dr. Pearce's fellowship will run through the NSF's Science, Technology and Society program, and it will support his work on a book manuscript entitled Pragmatism’s Evolution: Organism and Environment in American Philosophy.

Graduate Recruitment Of Underrepresented Philosophers (GROUP): November 7, 2016

Graduate Recruitment Of Underrepresented Philosophers (GROUP) is a one-day, expense-paid workshop to be held at UNC Charlotte on November 7, 2016, for up to ten promising prospective M.A. students in philosophy from traditionally underrepresented groups.  GROUP is designed to increase the diversity of the academic pipeline in the discipline by recruiting a diverse group of undergraduates to UNC Charlotte's philosophy department’s M.A. program in Ethics and Applied Philosophy. For more information including application instructions, click here.


Philosophy Department Newsletter, Spring 2016

Click here to read our new departmental newsletter and find out what our students and faculty have been up to!


How Much Money Do Philosophy Majors Make?

You might be surprised how well we do!  Click here for information from The Wall Street Journal on entry and mid-career salaries for philosophy and other majors; and click here for data from Forbes Magazine on how "Humanities Degrees Provide Great Return on Investment." 

"The Internship"

Read what philosophy major, Brandon Nixon, has to say about his time at Google.