Department of Philosophy



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Department of Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy at Queen's University has faculty working in a wide variety of fields, including political philosophy, ethics, bioethics, feminism, contemporary metaphysics and epistemology, philosophy of language, philosophy of science, continental philosophy and the history of philosophy. The colloquium series is one of the best anywhere, with well-attended talks by internal and external speakers every Thursday during the term, and extra occasional lectures. 

  • Watson Hall

    Watson Hall, named for the Canadian philosopher John Watson (1847-1939)

  • books by members of the Department
    A selection of books by members of the Philosophy Department
  • A campus walking path after rain

    Campus after rain, courtesy of the Queen's Image Bank.

  • A campus walking path in the Fall

    Campus in Fall, courtesy of the Queen's Image Bank.

  • The Philosophy Department lounge

    Books in the foreground in the Philosophy Department lounge