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.


Lecturer in Philosophy

The departmentinvites applications for a lecturer in Philosophy. The teaching load is eight (4/4) courses per academic year. This is a nine-month, non-tenure earning position with the possibility of optional summer teaching. The position is expected to begin August 8, 2022.

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Department Newsletter

Our newsletter for the Fall 2020 semester is out. Check out what’s new in the department this semester.

Spring 2020 Newsletter
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Upcoming Events

This talk is part of Ethically Speaking: A UCF Interdisciplinary Series on Contemporary Moral Issues.  Is it right to program machines to kill? The proliferation of drones in combat has challenged traditional understanding of justice in war. For example, drones have…
This two-day ​virtual workshop aims to bring awareness and advance the public’s understanding of folklore and cultural traditions as an important part of humanities. This event features nationally and internationally acclaimed scholars and artists, such as African American music specialist…



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Michael Strawser

Michael Strawser, Spinoza and the Philosophy of Love (Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, 2021).

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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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Nancy A. Stanlick

Beever, Jonathan, Rudy McDaniel, and Nancy Stanlick, Understanding Digital Ethics: Cases and Contexts, London: Routledge, 2020

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