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The Graduate Center's program in Philosophy is designed to provide graduate students pursuing Ph.D. or M.A. degrees with a sound general training in the history of ancient and modern philosophy and in the main areas of current philosophical inquiry.

Areas of philosophical study at the Graduate Center include history of philosophy, logic, philosophy of science, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, metaphysics, philosophy of mathematics, epistemology, moral and political philosophy, aesthetics, the philosophy of literature, applied and professional ethics.

Located in the heart of New York City and under the guidance of renowned faculty, students have access to resources unique to this dynamic location and become part of a vibrant community focused on Philosophy.

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Philosophy Program, The Graduate Center, CUNY

365 Fifth Ave., Rm. 7113
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-817-8615
Executive Officer: Prof. Nickolas Pappas
Deputy Executive Officer: Prof. John Greenwood
Director of Admissions: Prof. Michael Devitt
Director of Placement: Prof. Kate Ritchie
Assistant Program Officer: Natile Clarke