Philosophy major Ariane Bowers '23 was one of more than 700 students awarded bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at the university’s 20th recognition ceremony for December graduates on Dec. 18.Read More
Sage School of Philosophy
The Sage School of Philosophy has a distinguished tradition of philosophical research and teaching. Students at every level and in every area of intellectual endeavor find opportunity to engage with great philosophical ideas and problems and develop the critical thinking and analytical skills necessary for advancing our understanding of them.
'Welcoming students to campus and providing them with the opportunity to connect to faculty and each other is a joy.'Read More
What are the preconditions for moral judgment? In what matters may we be held morally agentic, culpable, or responsible as the true architect of our own actions? In what manner do humor and its determinants find themselves inextricably bound to such moral questions, and our ability to realize fund...Read More
Professor Rachana Kamtekar did not choose Classical Philosophy. Classical Philosophy chose her. She first encountered Ancient Greek philosophy as a Freshman in a Western Civilizations Class, in an argument, from Plato’s Republic V, that some objects are opinable and others knowable.Read More
The Sage School of Philosophy announces with great sadness the death on September 3, 2022, of the brilliant and much beloved Sydney S. Shoemaker, Susan Linn Sage Professor of Philosophy Emeritus.Read More
Remembered as a powerful thinker and brilliant teacher, Shoemaker contributed to the outstanding reputation of Cornell philosophy during the second half of the twentieth century,Read More
Klarman Fellows pursue research in any discipline in the College, including natural sciences, social sciences, humanities and the creative arts as well as cross-disciplinary fields. The application deadline is October 14.Read More
Ethics & Public Life
The Cornell Program on Ethics and Public Life promotes interdisciplinary learning about morally central questions concerning public policies and social, political and economic processes.