Department of Philosophy

(Division of Humanities and the Arts)

Professor Ben Vilhauer, Chair • Department Office: NA 5/144C • Tel: 212-650-7291

General Information

The City College offers the following undergraduate degree in Philosophy:


Programs and Objectives

The discipline of philosophy is concerned with understanding reality and human action via systematic analysis and argument. It surveys important and influential ideas of the past and present, examines their presuppositions, and provides the student with the instruments of a reflective and responsible life.