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Φ Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Department 5th in Scholarly Productivity
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Founded in 1985, the Department of Philosophy at Carnegie Mellon stands among the best in the world in the following areas:

  • Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
  • Philosophy of Science and Methodology
  • Rational Choice and Decision Theory
  • Formal Epistemology
  • Philosophy of the Social Sciences
  • Foundations of Cognitive Psychology
  • Applied Ethics

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Interdisciplinary connections within Carnegie Mellon, along with collaborations with the University of Pittsburgh, give the department a distinct character. These unique resources make for a congenial learning environment, a forum for lively intellectual exchange, and an exciting venue for contemporary philosophy in action.

The department offices, labs, and seminar rooms are located in Baker Hall, just across from the green expanse of Schenley Park.


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Φ Summer School in Logic and Formal Epistemology

Φ Pitt/CMU Graduate Conference (Hosted annually at CMU)

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Department of Philosophy
Baker Hall 135
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

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