The Department of Philosophy at UCF offers undergraduate and graduate programs in humanities & cultural studies, philosophy, religion & cultural studies, cognitive sciences and ethics.

Our faculty and students pursue knowledge in diverse disciplines. Our programs emphasize the theoretical skills and knowledge to engage with complex issues of our time and provide a foundation for the pursuit of professional and academic goals in many fields including teaching, law, publishing, non-profit management, information and technology.

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We offer programs at both the graduate and undergraduate level as well as courses for majors and non-majors alike.

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Bruce B. Janz

African Philosophy and Enactivist Cognition: The Space of Thought. Bloomsbury Publishing.

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Michael Strawser

Michael Strawser, Spinoza and the Philosophy of Love (Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, 2021). Reviewed in International Journal of Philosophical Studies.

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Jonathan Beever

Beever, J. (Ed). The Horror of Relations: The Dark Side of Interdependence. Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield). Forthcoming Fall 2020.

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