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.
In the News
Associate professor Ann Gleig’s new book explores evolution of American Buddhism
May 09, 2019 Dr. Ann Gleig’s new book American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Modernity explores the evolution of American Buddhism. By examining the cultural shifts through a modern and postmodern lens, Gleig argues that clear differences arise between “Traditional Buddhism” and “American Buddhism”. Cultural movements such as Black Lives Matter and #MeToo have also...
Arts and Humanities faculty members honored for excellence
April 03, 2019 Faculty members from across the college were honored at the 2019 Founders’ Day Honors Convocation, which recognizes UCF faculty members and students from across disciplines for their academic achievements, contributions and tenures.
Luis Favela accepted as a fellow at the University of Pittsburgh
March 06, 2019 Dr. Luis Favela has been accepted as a fellow at the University of Pittsburgh. This highly competitive fellowship will allow him to conduct research and network with researchers from top institutions. He will be conducting research based on previous research and publications on the topic of universality and neuroscience.
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Book by Paul Castaneda • Music by Juan Cantu Directed by Paul Castaneda Music Direction by Josh Ceballos In a LatinX homage to the classic story, El Wiz is a heartwarming musical tale of faith and familia. Expelled from Puerto Rico by the wra…