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The mission of the UH Philosophy department includes the education of both MA students and undergraduate majors, and many undergraduates take courses in our department to satisfy the University's core requirements.

Spring 2016 course descriptions can now be found here

Dr. Mag Uidhir wins UH Faculty Research Excellence Award

Dr. Christy Mag Uidhir, who won a 2015 UH Faculty Research Excellence Award.  Two awards at the Assistant Professor rank are presented to those individuals who have demonstrated great potential in research, scholarship, or creative endeavors by the University of Houston Division of Research. He is pictured here with President Khator at the awards reception.  Congraulations, Christy!

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Dr. Freeland Awarded Grant from Australian Research Council

Dr. Cynthia Freeland is co-PI on a grant awarded from the Australian Research Council entitled "Taste and Community: The Cultural Origins of Personal Experience".  The grant involves philosophers in Australia, Canada (Mohan Matthen), and the US (Paul Guyer), and artists in Germany and Australia. Primary PI is Jennifer McMahon (Philosophy) of the University of Adelaide, AU.  Freeland is pictured here riding Alice on her previous visit to Australia.

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