Our faculty and graduate instructors teach more than 8,000 Georgia State students each year.
Philosophy is about asking the right questions and developing systematic answers to them. Philosophy has a lot to offer to students and society. The Department of Philosophy is committed to Georgia State’s College-to-Career mission to provide students with the range of competencies required to thrive in the complex 21st century economy.
The Department of Philosophy is committed to increasing the diversity of the discipline of philosophy and to educating the diverse student body at Georgia State. We have one of the most diverse philosophy majors in the nation, in terms of race and gender of our students, mirroring the diversity of to the university's undergraduate population. In support of this mission, the department offers the Arlene and Alvin Altman scholarship for an undergraduate student and the Andrew Altman Social Justice Scholarship for a graduate student.
The Philosophy Department offers a study abroad program through an agreement with the Abteilung Philosophie of the Universität Bielefeld in Bielefeld, Germany. The department encourages undergraduate and graduate students to take advantage of these opportunities.