department of philosophy

Chafee Hall, Room 230, 142 Flagg Road, Kingston, RI 02881


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our mission

We aim to provide undergraduate majors with a superb education in Philosophy that will provide a solid basis for post-graduate study or professional life; to make a significant contribution to URI’s General Education program; to foster interdepartmental and intercollegiate collaboration by engaging in interdisciplinary teaching and research projects; and to encourage outreach by faculty to the extramural community as public intellectuals.
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Quick Facts

  • 45-50 majors
  • 11 full-time faculty, 6 part-time faculty
  • average class size 25-30 students

Degrees Offered

  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
  • Philosophy Minor
  • Religious Studies Minor

Affiliated Programs and Centers

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