Duke’s Department of Philosophy has a strong faculty that is committed to excellence in both research and teaching. Much of our work falls into three areas of strength:

Philosophy of Science
Value Theory
Inclusive Philosophy
  • Biology
  • Causation
  • Cognitive science
  • Decision theory
  • Economics
  • Neuroscience
  • Physics
  • Ethics
  • Decision theory
  • Medical ethics
  • Moral psychology
  • Asian and Comparative Philosophy
  • Disability
  • Feminist philosophy
  • Gender
  • Global ethics
  • Neglected Voices
  • Race
  • Social metaphysics and social ontology
  • Social philosophy

The wide range of specialist expertise in the Duke Philosophy Department also includes:

We are a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative department with active research groups and connections across the university.  

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