Binghamton University Philosophy Department

From logic and reason to ethics, politics and the structure of knowledge itself, philosophy is one of the major pillars of civilization. The field encourages us to think deeply, ask the big questions and look at the larger picture. Philosophy majors are also well-prepared to ace the tests needed for graduate, business and law school admission. They also have the highest rate of admission into medical school of any major. Read More. 


Fall 2023 Colloquium Schedule:

SPEL colloquia are held in person at UUW 324 from 2:30 - 4:30 PM.

September 8 

Laura Guerrero, William & Mary

"Being Really Conventionally Real & Why It Might Matter"

September 29   John Lawless, Illinois State University
October 27  Rahul Kumar, Queen's University
November 17  Daniel Burkett, Binghamton University

Fall 2023 SPEL Workshop Schedule:

SPEL Workshops are held in person at the IASH Room, 1st Floor, LN-1106, from 12:00 - 1:00 PM.

September 14 "How to be a TA"
November 9 "Managing your Time as a Graduate Student"

Other Conferences/Workshops for fall 2023:

The following events will be held in-person at the University Downtown Center.

October 20-21, 9:30a - 5:30p

Nietzsche Workshop

November 4,
8:00a - 5:30p

GSO Conference

4:00p - 5:30p: Keynote speaker, Jason Read from the University of Southern Maine.  Title of his talk, "Fighting for Exploitation as if it was Rebellion: Spinoza, Marx, and Subjection Today."

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Critical Thinking LabHonors Program