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The newly redesigned PhD in Philosophy features a focus on Practical and Applied Philosophy and an interdisciplinary coursework component related to the student's research topic.
Practical Philosophy includes the fields of ethics, philosophy of law, social and political philosophy, feminist ethics, and political philosophy.
Applied Philosophy includes both the application of theories developed within any of the sub-disciplines of philosophy to everyday problems or phenomena (for example, the application of the philosophy of language in relation to hate speech, or the philosophy of mind in relation to computing and artificial intelligence). Applied philosophy also includes the application of research produced by methods used in other disciplines in order to understand and address philosophical questions (for example, the application of data-gathering instruments used in psychology to answer questions in experimental philosophy).
Students may design dissertation projects in any of the major subfields of philosophy. For their interdisciplinary coursework supporting the dissertation project, students might, for example, pursue a certificate in Social Transformation, Gender Studies, Responsible Innovation in Sciences, or Engineering and Society, etc.
Lindsey Plait Jones, Graduate Programs Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Ph.D. Program requires a minimum of 84 credit hours and may be completed in 4-5 years.
Students with a master's in philosophy may apply 30 credit hours towards the 84 credit hours required.
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JANUARY 15
Financial support is limited and is provided by means of a Graduate Assistantship. All PhD applicants will be considered and selection will be based on the achievements and qualifications of the applicant as compared with other applicants. There are no additional documents needed for consideration.
Graduate Assistants share an office with several other assistants and typically work twenty hours per week. Assistantships provide a stipend in addition to the cost of tuition and student health insurance for the student.
Wonkwang University (South Korea) (Tenure Track)
Visiting Assistant Professor, St. Mary's College, Maryland
Rock Valley College (Tenure Track)
Owner Underground Plan
Lecturer in Philosophy, ASU (Tempe)
Transfer to Philosophy PHD program at Ohio State University
Instructor, ASU Downtown Campus (2015-2016), Postdoc George Mason University (2014-2015), Postdoc Duke University (HOPE Institute, 2013-2014)
Postdoc Regensburg University (Germany)
Dona Ana Community College of New Mexico State University (Tenure Track)
Postdoc Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics, ASU
Western Washington University - Instructor of Philosophy
Instructor, ASU Tempe Campus (2015-2016), Fellowship in the Department of Philosophy, Logic, and Scientific Method at the London School of Economics.
Assistant Professor in Medical Ethics, Humanities, and Law at the Western Michigan University School of Medicine
Instructor, Arizona State University Downtown
Instructor, ASU Tempe Campus (2015-2016), Rockford College - Instructor of Philosophy
Western Washington University - Visiting Assistant Professor (2011-12), Rollins College, Visiting Lecturer (2010-11), Assistant Professor University of Minnesota, Duluth (Tenure Track)
CUNY, LaGuardia - Assistant Professor
Transfer to Philosophy PHD program at USC
South Mountain Community College - Philosophy Faculty
Kirisuto Seisho Shingakkou, Nagoya, Japan (Christ Bible Seminary) - Executive V.P.
Regis University - Instructor and Arizona State University, Faculty Associate
St. Edwards University - Assistant Professor
Estrella Mountain Community College - Lecturer
Chong Ho Yu
Arizona State University Sky Song - Systems Analyst
Princess Noura bint Abdul-Rahman University - Director of English Language Dept.
Arizona State University West - Assistant Professor
Humboldt State University - Philosophy Faculty Member
Scottsdale Community College - Philosophy Faculty
Arizona State University East - Lecturer
Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of
The Plan of Study is the required curriculum to complete the program.