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Classes held at The Brooklyn Commons
on Atlantic Avenue: 

388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
347-987-4966

  Founded in 2005, the Masters Degree in Philosophy with a focus on the Arts and Aesthetics at Stony Brook University  explores the intersections between philosophy and art, offering a terminal MA to theorists, practicing artists, critics, and those with an interest in the philosophical implications of art history and contemporary artistic practices.

No other program with a comparable emphasis exists in the New York area.

Our seminars are characterized by close attention to specific texts in the history of philosophy and innovative approaches to traditional and contemporary art, drawing on arts venues and resources in New York City. Stony Brook philosophy department faculty who specialize in or have strong research interests in aesthetics, phenomenology, the history of philosophy, psychoanalysis, and technoscience teach M.A. seminars, with additional faculty support from relevant departments. The program also attracts renowned visiting scholars and artists to teach courses and give lectures.

The Philosophy Department of Stony Brook University has been internationally recognized for its focus on contemporary European philosophy and its interdisciplinary, pluralist orientation. To those interested in pursuing a rigorous and rewarding post-graduate degree, a Master of Arts in Philosophy at Stony Brook University offers courses, resources, and mentoring from distinguished faculty as well as a track record of excellent placement in Philosophy PhD programs and arts-related employment (e.g. curatorial work in galleries and museums, etc.) for our graduating students.

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Department of Philosophy.
Stony Brook University/SUNY
Harriman Hall 213
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3750.
Tel: (631) 632-7570
Fax: (631) 632-7522

Assistant to the Chair
Alissa Betz
Harriman Hall 213
(631) 632-7590
Alissa.Betz@stonybrook.edu 

 

 

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Edward S. Casey
www.escasey.com

Director of the M.A. Program
Distinguished Professor  
Ph.D. 1967 
Northwestern University    

Edward.Casey@stonybrook.edu

(631) 632-7570

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Megan Craig
www.megancraig.com

Recent Director
Associate Professor
 

Ph.D. 2007
The New School for Social Research   

Megan.Craig@Stonybrook.edu

(631) 632-7570

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Robert Crease
www.robertpcrease.com

Department Chair   &  Professor  
Ph.D. 1987,  
Columbia University

Robert.Crease@stonybrook.edu

(631) 632-7570

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Anne O' Byrne

Doctoral Program Director
Associate Professor  
Ph.D. 1999 
Vanderbilt University    

Anne.O'Byrne@stonybrook.edu

(631) 632-7570

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