undergraduate information


2015 Prize Announcement

2015 Prize Announcement

March 27, 2015

The Department of Philosophy welcomes submissions for the Bechtel and Bowen prizes for 2015. Awards for each of these prizes is $3,000.

The Philosophy Department is accepting Word or PDF electronic submissions only.  To be considered for these prizes, all entries must be received by Emily Ware at eware@fas.harvard.edu by Wednesday, May 6 at 5 pm.  Papers received after 5 pm will not be accepted.

Spring 2015 Courses

Spring 2015 Courses

January 1, 2015

A list of courses for the Spring 2015 term is now available.

upcoming events


May 07

Minorities and Philosophy Event

5:00pm to 7:00pm


Emerson 305

Myisha Cherry (University of Illinois at Chicago) "Black Rage and the Anger 'Police'"

A philosophical look at Lauryn Hill, bell hooks, and Audre Lorde's account and defense of moral anger.

Reception in Robbins Library following the talk.