Debby Sokolowski joins Department as Secretary

Debby Sokolowski has joined the Philosophy Department as full time secretary. She previously worked in the School of Graduate Studies. She replaces Phyllis Washington, who has retired after years of service to the department. We’re pleased to add Debby to our Philosophy community! Contact her for questions or assistance on matters concerning the Philosophy Department, Religious Studies, African-American Studies, Peace Studies, or the Honors Program. Debby’s office hours are MTWRF 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. She can be reached at 860-832-2915 or email:

Philosophy Now magazine



Philosophy Now is a magazine published in London which features articles directed at students, faculty and the general public interested in philosophy. It has topical articles about recent developments and personalities in philosophy, as well as interviews, letters, and reviews. The link is Philosophy Now. It is of particular interest to majors and minors in philosophy, for whom it is especially recommended.


300 and 200 level Philosophy courses for Fall 2016

The Philosophy Department will offer the following 300-level courses for Fall 2016: Continue reading 300 and 200 level Philosophy courses for Fall 2016

CCSU Philosophy and Society Circle

CCSU’s Philosophy & Society Circle cordially invites you to attend four lectures on the topic: Globalization: Current Challenges and Future Prospects. Talks will be held at the Marcus White Hall Living Room (2nd floor); Thursday, October 8, 2015. Sponsored by the CCSU Philosophy Department.  Speakers and topics are the following: Continue reading CCSU Philosophy and Society Circle

Classes and Sections for Fall 2015

Click on the following link for a list of classes and sections for Philosophy, Fall 2015: Continue reading Classes and Sections for Fall 2015

Northeast Conference on Chinese Thought held at CCSU

The Northeast Conference on Chinese Thought was held at CCSU Nov. 8 – 9, 2014, with CCSU Assistant Professor Mathew Foust as organizer. The schedule of talks can be downloaded from this link:  NECCT 2014 Schedule

Classes for Spring 2015

Click on the link below for the list of courses, sections, days/times and faculty for Spring 2015 Phlosophy offerings: Continue reading Classes for Spring 2015

Why Major in Philosophy

Here is a document with links to various sites that explain the value of philosophy, both intellectually and as a career: Why Major in Philosophy

Philosophy Courses for Fall 2014

The following classes are being offered for fall 2014: Continue reading Philosophy Courses for Fall 2014

Prof. Cameron Brewer to join Philosophy Department

CameronBrewerProf. Cameron Brewer has been appointed as Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the Philosophy Department. He will be joining us in August of 2014, and will be teaching early modern philosophy as well as introduction to philosophy courses in the Fall term.

Prof. Brewer holds the PhD in Philosophy from the University of Illinois in Chicago, and previously was at the Center for Learning Innovation at the University of Minnesota at Rochester. His areas of specialization include the philosophy of Immanuel Kant and biomedical ethics.