The Department of Philosophy prepares students to become intellectual leaders in important philosophical debates that shape contemporary culture, such as those concerning religion, science, ethics, civil service, public policy, and the arts.

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Department of Philosophy

  • APU Names New Dean of the School of Theology

    Azusa Pacific University President announces the appointment of Glendora resident Robert R. Duke, Ph.D., as dean of the School of Theology, following a nationwide search. Duke served effectively as the interim dean since May 2015.

  • APU Student Receives Award for Religious Liberty Research

    Azusa Pacific University student Alain Julian León, received a 2016-17 Scholarly Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) award for his project "Minding the 'Unbridgeable Gap': The Future of Conscientious Objection in a Secular Age."

  • The Sophia Forum welcomes Peter van Inwagen from Notre Dame

    November 11, 2016 * 7pm * Wilden Hall Lecture: "Hell" November 12, 2016 * 1pm * Wilden Hall * Lecture: "I Look for the Resurrection of the Dead and the Life of the World to Come"

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