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The Department of Philosophy offers an undergraduate major, an honors undergraduate major, and an undergraduate minor in philosophy.

For major and minor requirements, consult the current UD Catalog. Also be sure to understand applicable University and College of Arts and Sciences requirements for a bachelor of arts degree as stated in the UD Catalog.

  • You are very welcome to contact the department with any questions about degrees or classes in philosophy.
  • Joel Pust coordinates undergraduate advising in the philosophy department.
  • For help or advice, philosophy majors should first contact their departmental faculty advisor.

You already know how useful a philosophy degree can be, but do you still need to justify your decision to concerned "You want to major in what?" parents? The University of Wellington has some ideas.


Samuel Scheffler. 'Why Worry About Future Generations?'
Fri March 20, 3:45pm. Gore 104

The Spring Norton Lecture will be presented by Samuel Scheffler (B.A., Harvard; Ph.D., Princeton), who works mainly in the areas of moral and political philosophy. His numerous publications include five books: The Rejection of Consequentialism (1982, rev. ed. 1994), Human Morality (1992), Boundaries and Allegiances (2001), Equality and Tradition (2010), and Death and the Afterlife (Ed. Niko Kolodny, 2013), all published by Oxford University Press. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and has been a recipient of Guggenheim and NEH Fellowships. He serves as an Advisory Editor of Philosophy and Public Affairs, and has been a Visiting Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford