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The Philosophy Department

The Philosophy Department

The Philosophy major enables students to understand the philosophic tradition and to cultivate critical thinking skills while joining in rigorous explorations of the most fundamental questions in life. A variety of courses on special topics, such as science and values, are suitable for majors and non-majors alike. Faculty: 8 (Research interests include: philosophy of mind, ethics, science and values, European thought, human spirituality, history of modern philosophy, metaethics, ancient philosophy.)

Laura PeriniDepartment Chair, Associate Professor of Philosophy (909) 607-5095Pearsons 209
N. Ann DavisMcConnell Professor of Human Relations (909) 607-1695Pearsons 210
Stephen EricksonE. Wilson Lyon Professor of the Humanities and Professor of Philosophy (909) 607-2922Pearsons 204
Michael Green Associate Professor of Philosophy (909) 607-0906Pearsons 207
Peter KungAssociate Professor of Philosophy (909) 607-2910Pearsons 201B
Richard McKirahanEdwin Clarence Norton Professor of Classics and Professor of Philosophy (909) 607-2912Pearsons 005
Julie TannenbaumAssociate Professor of Philosophy (909) 607-0850Pearsons 206
Peter ThielkeAssociate Professor of Philosophy (909) 607-9788Pearson 201A
Adjunct/Performance Faculty
Ahmed AlwishahAssistant Professor (909) 607-7732Pitzer College
Brian KeeleyAssociate Professor (909) 607-4235Pitzer College, Broad Hall 107
Vicki HiralesAcademic Department Coordinator (909) 607-2921Pearsons 208A
Student Liaisons
Michael  Someck
Jennifer  Kim
Benjamin Lu

Mailing AddressPomona College, Philosophy, 551 N. College Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711

Phone(909) 607-2921

Fax(909) 621-8540

Campus LocationPearsons Hall 208A