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Welcome to the UC Davis Philosophy Department

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Welcome to the UC Davis Philosophy Department Web site. Within these pages you will find a wealth of information about the Department, its people, and its programs.

Specializations

Most of the teaching and research in the Department is in analytic philosophy. The Department has strengths in metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science (especially philosophy of biology), philosophy of mathematics, philosophical logic, ethics, meta-ethics, political philosophy, history of analytic philosophy, history of modern philosophy, and ancient philosophy.

Degrees Offered

The Department is a part of the College of Letters and Science, Division of Social Sciences. It offers the Bachelor of Arts degree and a minor for undergraduates and the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees for graduate students.

Administration

Professor David Copp is Chair of the Department. Professor Elaine Landry is Graduate Adviser, and Professor G.J. Mattey is Undergraduate Adviser. The staff is administered by the Social Sciences Yellow Cluster.

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1240 Social Science and Humanities
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 752-0703
Fax: (530) 752-8964

 

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