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Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher,
& philosophy begins in wonder.

– Plato

Department News

Professor Delmas is Named NYU’s 2016 Dworkin-Balzan Fellow

Great news! Professor Candice Delmas has been named the Dworkin-Balzan Fellow at the Center for Law and Philosophy at New York University School of Law. Please join us in congratulating Professor Delmas on this prestigious fellowship for philosophers of law!

Professor Parekh Starts Writing for the Huffington Post

Professor Parekh has started to write blog posts for the Huffington Post. With an emphasis on Social and Political Philosophy, Professor Parekh takes a look at current geopolitical issues and discusses what should be done. You can read her first article here where she talks about our moral obligations to do more then just house…
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Professor Illingworth Starts Writing for the Huffington Post

Professor Illingworth has begun to write blog posts for the Huffington Post. With an emphasis on applied ethics, Professor Illingworth dives into some of the problems that are currently happening in America and weighs in on them. You can read her first article here where she brings up some of the issues associated with the…
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Department Spotlights

Jodie Ly

Law, Ethics, & Public Policy

A senior philosophy major with a concentration in law and ethics and minors in law and public policy and environmental studies, has taken full advantage of the varieties of educational and experiential opportunities Northeastern offers.

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Branden Fitelson

Welcome Professor Fitelson

The Philosophy department is excited to welcome Professor Branden Fitelson to Northeastern. Professor Fitelson is conducting research in the areas of epistemology and philosophy of science and he will be teaching logic courses.

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