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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

Two New Philosophy Courses

Philosophy Department is offering two new courses in the Spring of 2019: Perception and Perspectives (PH 272) with Professor Seemann and Sports, Games & Values (PH 142) with Professor Moriarty

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Far from the Tree Film & Speaker Event

A public screening of the documentary Far from the Tree, followed by a conversation and Q&A.

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Teaching and Research Highlights

Campbell publishes on disability and well-being

Stephen Campbell and Joseph Stramondo published "The Complicated Relationship of Disability and Well-Being" in the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal.

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Herr publishes on autonomy and agency

Ranjoo Herr published "Relational Autonomy and Islamist Women’s Agency” in Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy.

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