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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Upcoming Events

Celebrate the newly-formed UCF Center for Ethics at its kickoff event: A conversation with Dr. Lisa M. Lee about the current state and future of ethics in research and academia. Lee will offer perspectives on questions like “What is an ethical cult…

The twentieth century saw the rise of many prominent black Muslim Americans, especially Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X, who took conspicuous and controversial stances on social justice issues. Despite such figures, Islam as a form of religiosity among bl…

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Nicholas Shrubsole
Shrubsole, N. What Has no Place Remains: The Challenges for Indigenous Religious Freedom in Canada Today. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Ann Gleig
Ann Gleig, American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Modernity (Yale University Press, 2019)
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Cyrus Ali Zargar
The Polished Mirror: Storytelling and the Pursuit of Virtue in Islamic Philosophy and Sufism. London: Oneworld.

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