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Research Overview

Stanford Philosophy is a dynamic environment supporting ongoing research by faculty and graduate students in almost all areas of the field.  The community benefits from particular concentrations of strength in six areas:

  1. Contemporary Theoretical Philosophy

  2. Ethics and Value Theory

  3. History of Philosophy

  4. Logic and Formal Philosophy

  5. Philosophy of Action

  6. Philosophy of Science

You can learn about groups of faculty working in a particular area by clicking on that area of interest next to any faculty member’s profile on the main faculty page.

More detailed information about faculty research interests and how they fit together is included in each faculty member’s profile.

The Department also hosts many active reading groups and workshopsLearn more.