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New York University Department of Philosophy

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The New York University Department of Philosophy is ranked 1st in the US and 1st in the English-speaking world, in the 2014-15 ranking of philosophy departments by The Philosophical Gourmet Report[1] (it was ranked 1st in the previous 2011, 2009, and 2006 rankings). It was also ranked #1 by the QS World University Rankings.[2] It has particular strengths in epistemology, history of philosophy, logic, metaphysics, moral and political philosophy, philosophy of language, philosophy of logic and philosophy of mathematics, and philosophy of mind.[3]

New York University Department of Philosophy
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Chairperson Don Garrett
Location New York City, New York
Website philosophy.fas.nyu.edu

The philosophy department of Columbia University have close relations with the faculty and students. Every year NYU and Columbia philosophy graduate students organize the Annual NYU/Columbia Graduate Student Philosophy Conference.[4]

FacultyEdit

  • Kwame Anthony Appiah, specializing in ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of mind, philosophy of race, probability and decision theory
  • Paul Boghossian, specializing in philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, epistemology
  • Ned Block, specializing in philosophy of mind, philosophy of neuroscience and cognitive science
  • David Chalmers, specializing in philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, metaphysics, epistemology
  • Hartry Field, specializing in metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of logic, philosophy of mathematics
  • Paul Horwich, specializing in philosophy of language, metaphysics, Wittgenstein, philosophy of science
  • Béatrice Longuenesse, specializing in Kant, Hegel, modern philosophy, philosophy of mind
  • Tim Maudlin, specializing in foundations of physics, metaphysics, logic, philosophy of science
  • Thomas Nagel, specializing in philosophy of mind, political philosophy, ethics
  • Samuel Scheffler, specializing in moral and political philosophy
  • J. David Velleman, specializing in ethics, moral psychology
  • Stephen Schiffer, specializing in philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, metaphysics, epistemology
  • Kit Fine, specializing in logic, metaphysics, philosophy of language
  • Jeremy Waldron, specializing in philosophy of law, social and political philosophy
  • Peter Unger, specializing in metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, ethics
  • Crispin Wright, specializing in philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics, metaphysics, epistemology

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Philosophical Gourmet". Blackwell Publishing Philosophy. 2011. 
  2. ^ "QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014 – Philosophy". Top Universities. February 20, 2014. Retrieved August 14, 2014. 
  3. ^ "NYU Department of Philosophy Webpage". NYU Philosophy Department Webpage. 
  4. ^ "NYU/Columbia Graduate Student Philosophy Conference". 2009. Archived from the original on 2009-03-28.