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Welcome to the Philosophy Department
at the University of Delaware

The UD Department of Philosophy has expertise and active scholarship across the core areas of philosophy. We offer an undergraduate major and minor in philosophy as well as a minor in religious studies. We are also part of the Cognitive Science Program, which offers an MA in Linguistics and Cognitive Science, and are active in the Interdisciplinary Ethics Program. The department is committed to service in the university, in the profession, and in the community.



(Open to all University of Delaware Undergraduates)

A 500-word opinion piece
defending a view on any ethical issue.



$500 EACH!

  • Deadline: Thursday, May 1, 2014.
  • One entry per student.
  • Entries should be approx. 500 words – 800 word max.
  • Email entries in Word or pdf format to
  • Entries will be judged by Philosophy faculty looking for the BEST ARGUMENT in defense of the most INTERESTING ETHICAL VIEW.
  • Winners announced here Friday, May 9, 2014.
Supported by the Class of 1955 Ethics Endowment Fund. For more information, please call (302) 831-2359