About Us

The Department of Philosophy offers courses of study leading to the B.A., M.A. in Second-Language Philosophy (2LMA), and Ph.D. For details about the department’s programs, see the Degree Programs tab in the menu bar above.

In addition to research specializations from across the field of contemporary analytic philosophy, the department’s faculty also exhibit particular strengths in the history of philosophy and in continental European philosophy. For more information, please see the Faculty Research Areas page.

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Department of Philosophy 
Purdue University 
100 N. University Street, Rm. 7105
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2098
Phone:  (765) 494-4276
Fax:  (765) 496-1616


For information regarding graduate admissions to the Department of Philosophy at Purdue, please contact:

Director of Graduate Admissions

For general information regarding the Department of Philosophy at Purdue, please contact:

Vickie Sanders

Administrative Assistant

For information regarding our undergraduate programs and/or majoring in Philosophy at Purdue, please contact:
Academic Program Manager
Dr. Kroll's Fall 2020 Virtual Contact Hours: Tuesdays, 10am - 2pm; Wednesdays, 2pm - 4pm
Virtual Contact Hours Linkhttps://bit.ly/3lexhWX


Dr. Christopher Yeomans
Head of Department
Director of Graduate Studies (Fall 2020)

Dr. Daniel R. Kelly
beginning Spring 2021: Director of Graduate Studies

Jacqueline Mariña
Climate and Diversity Coordinator

Professional Organizations

The American Philosophical Association

FISP (Federation Internationale des Societes de Philosophie)

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 (765) 494-4600

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