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In the Philosophy Department, we read, think, and write about the big questions: What is the right thing to do? What exists? What can we know? The department offers a Philosophy major and minor , and hosts the Liberal Studies major concentration in Ethics & Social Responsibility. All of these degrees can be combined with the study of business at Bentley.


News and Events

Permission and Justification

Professor Robert Frederick will give a talk, “Some Relations between Permissibility and Justification,” on Wednesday, October 28th from 2:00 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. on AAC 254

Perception and Knowledge

Professor Axel Seeman will give a talk, “Joint Experiences, Perceptual Justification, and Common Knowledge” on Wednesday, November 11th from 2:00 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. in AAC 2

Teaching and Research Highlights

Moriarty Publishes on Compensation Ethics

Professor Jeffrey Moriarty’s article, “Is ‘Equal Pay for Equal Work’ Merely a Principle of Nondiscrimination?” is forthcoming in Economics and Philosophy.

Herr Edits Special Issue

Professor Ranjoo Herr will co-edit a special issue of Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, “Contested Terrains: Third World Women, Feminisms, and Geopolitics.