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     Please join us as we Celebrate the Class of 2020 with a
Virtual Graduation


Stony Brook University’s MA program in Philosophy and the Arts ranked #3 among the 50 Most Affordable Master's programs in Philosophy by Great Value Colleges.

2019 Phenomenological Approaches to Physics conference at Stony Brook University, September 26-28  



In the Stony Brook Philosophy Department, philosophy is more an activity than an artifact, more a collective vocation than a solitary pursuit.


PhD students at MMA

PHD Students Stephani Strubble, Horacio Martinex, and Baxter Jephcott on a field trip at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City as part of PHI641 Aesthetics.  

The Suffolk County Bar Association panel

Professor Jeffrey Edwards, doctoral candidate Jonathan Sinnreich, Esq., and Hon. Jerry Garguilo on the conference panel of the Suffolk County Bar Association


News & Announcements

2020 President's Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student awarded to  Christopher Fremaux and James Sares This prestigious award is based on their scholastic merit and their contributions to the Stony Brook University community.  

Max-Kade Dissertation Fellowships for the Transatlantic Collegium of Philosophy  awarded to PhD students, Eric Bormanis and Martin Benson. These fellowships annually provide up to three doctoral students with an additional year of support while enhancing the Department’s international profile.  

How do we manage the retreat of
communities hit by climate change?
Professor  Robert Crease reports from a recent conference that discussed who should decide when (and how) people living in endangered coastal communities should move.   Physics World 

Alumni doing great work!  PhD alum Bonnie Mann published an editorial in the New York Times: “The Toxic Masculinity of the Trump Administration.”