Purdue University

Purdue University offers degrees in Philosophy and Literature and Philosophy:

  • The Philosophy and Literature Ph.D. program encourages the interplay between philosophy and literature currently animating discussions in such areas as social and critical theory, feminism, hermeneutics, narrative, semiotics, psychoanalysis, aesthetics, African-American studies, and cultural studies. In consultation with faculty, each student designs a plan of study to accommodate specific goals and interests. The program seeks to foster critical and independent thought while providing cohesive professional training.
  • The Department of Philosophy offers courses of study leading to the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D.  The department’s faculty specialize in the History of Philosophy from antiquity to the present and in many areas of contemporary Analytic Philosophy and Continental European Philosophy. For more information, please browse the following pages:  FacultyRecent Faculty BooksRecent Faculty Articles, and Departmental Highlights.