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
New Humanities course promotes interdisciplinary research on race and technology
October 27, 2020 A new Humanities course in Spring 2021 will will explore the role of race in the production, consumption, and representation of technology. The course explores how new and emerging technologies—from dating apps to robots–produce racial identities and how they may be used to reproduce and also resist racism.
UCF’s Center that Helps Preserve, Share History Awarded National Grant
October 26, 2020 The grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities will help UCF’s Center for Humanities and Digital Research expand its impact in the digital age.
New Philosophy course explores the field of Neuroethics
October 26, 2020 Debuting Spring 2021, PHI4932/PHI5697 Neuroethics explores the morality of the mind sciences in the 21st century.
Michael Muhammad Knight’s new book Muhammad’s Body published
October 12, 2020 Michael Muhammad Knight’s new book Muhammad’s Body has been published by the University of North Carolina Press. The book explores the current understanding of the Prophet Muhammad’s body as it relates to the construction of prophetic masculinity and authority.