News & Announcements

U of A logo U of A ranks #1 in Political Philosophy

The annual Philosophical Gourmet Report released their rankings of Graduate Programs in Philosophy published and the University of Arizona philosophy program was ranked highly across many sub-... read more

Picture of Prof. Vernon Smith Vernon Smith joins Political Economy and Moral Science as a Research Professor

We are honored to announce that Nobel Laureate Vernon L. Smith is joining our Department as a Research Professor.  Professor Smith was a mentor of Dave Schmidtz's in the 1980s when Dave was... read more

UofA PPEL meeting in Peru PPEL to be offered in Peru at the Universidad Peruana De Ciencias Aplicadas

Universidad Peruana De Ciencias Aplicadas and University of Arizona signed a contract to offer a B.A. in PPEL + M.S. in Entrepreneurship on the campus of UPC.


McGuire... read more

Social Philosophy and Policy Vol.34-2 Social Philosophy and Policy Vol. 34.2 Published February 2018

The latest issue of Social Philosophy and Policy on Progress was published in February 2018. This interdisciplinary journal is publsihed by Cambridge Press and focuses on a different... read more

Picture of Robert Lusch Lusch Lecture Series - First Lecture Feb. 12

We are pleased to share the first lecture in the Robert Lusch Lecture Series... read more

New Department of Political Economy & Moral Science Approved

New department approved by ABOR

The Arizona Board of Regents has approved a new Department of Political Economy & Moral Science within the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.... read more

Teaching PPEL Ethics, Economy, and Entrepreneurship for High School Students

High school teachers from Arizona, California, Texas, Utah, and Mexico complete graduate level preparation for teaching PPEL 101, a dual-enrollment course for high school students. The content,... read more

Jeremy Reid accepts Postdoc at Maryland

Starting this fall, Jeremy Reid will begin a 2-year postdoctoral... read more

Congratulations to Award Recipients

The Philosophy Department annually recognizes graduate students who have stood out. This year's recipients have just been announced.

Congratulations to all!

Picture of Brian Kogelmann Brian Kogelmann Accepts Assistant Professorship at Maryland

Graduate Fellow Brian Kogelman has accepted a tenure-track position at the University of Maryland. He will be an Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy with an affiliation at the Ed... read more