• Emerson Hall Entrance

    Harvard Department of Philosophy

    Our department has a rich and distinguished history

  • Undergraduate student

    An Exciting Present

    Our undergraduate & graduate students benefit from close interaction with a distinguished faculty

  • Alison Simmons lecturing

    Outstanding and Engaging Faculty

    Our faculty members are both accomplished scholars and stimulating teachers

  • Doctoral student

    Become Part of Our Future

    At Harvard University's Department of Philosophy, you help shape who we will become

  • Emerson Hall Entrance

    Harvard Department of Philosophy

    Our department has a rich and distinguished history

  • Undergraduate student

    An Exciting Present

    Our undergraduate & graduate students benefit from close interaction with a distinguished faculty

  • Sean Kelly lecturing

    Outstanding and Engaging Faculty

    Our faculty members are both accomplished scholars and stimulating teachers

  • Doctoral student

    Become Part of Our Future

    At Harvard University's Department of Philosophy, you help shape who we will become

  • Emerson Hall Entrance

    Harvard Department of Philosophy

    Our department has a rich and distinguished history

  • Doctoral student

    An Exciting Present

    Our undergraduate & graduate students benefit from close interaction with a distinguished faculty

  • Susanna Siegel lecturing

    Outstanding and Engaging Faculty

    Our faculty members are both accomplished scholars and stimulating teachers

  • Doctoral student

    Become Part of Our Future

    At Harvard University's Department of Philosophy, you help shape who we will become

Upcoming Events

Sep 05

Coffee and Confections Hour for First-Year Students

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Robbins Library, Emerson 211

We’ll be serving coffee and dessert at this meet-and-greet session designed for first-year students.  This is a great opportunity to hear from members of the Department and learn more about philosophy as a discipline.  All first-year students are welcome!

Sep 12

Philosophy Concentrators Welcome Party

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Bechtel Room, Emerson Hall 1st Floor

We invite our concentrators to celebrate their return to campus and reconnect with their fellow concentrators at a party hosted by the Philosophy Department.

Sep 25

Department Colloquium

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Emerson 305

Jack Spencer (MIT)

Sponsored by the M&E Workshop

Oct 23

Department Colloquium

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Emerson 305

Patricia Kitcher (Columbia)

Sponsored by the M&E Workshop

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