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2015-2016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Philosophy (Graduate)


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Website URL:

https://www.cla.purdue.edu/philosophy/graduate/

Department/School Head:

Matthias Steup

Admission Requirements:

Master’s Degree Program Basic Requirements

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.4 or equivalent required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
    Required – no minimum score has been set

International Applicant Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.4 or equivalent required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
    Required – no minimum score set
  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 100
    With the following minimum section requirements:
    Reading: 22
    Listening: 22
    Speaking: 22
    Writing: 22
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 7.5 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 68 or higher will be accepted
  • TWE for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Not required, but recommended

Doctoral Degree Program Basic Requirements

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.4 or equivalent required
  • Master’s Degree Completion:
    Not required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
    Required – no minimum score set

International Applicant Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.4 or equivalent required
  • Master’s Degree Completion:
    Not required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
    Required – no minimum score set
  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 100
    With the following minimum section requirements:
    Reading: 22
    Listening: 22
    Speaking: 22
    Writing: 22
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 7.5 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 68 or higher will be accepted
  • TWE for Non-Native English Speakers
    Required

Academic Programs:

Master’s and Ph.D. Programs

  • Ph.D. Program
  • M.A. Program

Concentrations (Areas of Study):

  • Students acquire a solid grounding in four traditional areas of philosophy, the history of philosophy, metaphysics and epistemology, value theory, and logic, language and science, before developing their own specialized research programs.

Regular Graduate Faculty by Rank:

Professor

Michael Bergmann
Mark Bernstein
Rod Bertolet
Jeffrey Brower
Jan Cover
Patricia Curd
Paul Draper
Daniel H. Frank
Leonard Harris
Jacqueline Mariña
William McBride
Daniel Smith
Matthias Steup

Associate Professor

Martin Curd
Michael Jacovides
Patrick Kain
Daniel R. Kelly
Christopher Yeomans

Assistant Professor

Taylor Davis
Dana Tulodziecki

Programs

    DoctoralMaster’sGraduate Certificate

    Courses

      Philosophy

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