We are sad to announce that former Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science (MCPS) Director, C. Wade Savage, passed away at the age of 88 in November 2020. Professor Savage was a longtime member of MCPS and its Director from 1980–1984.
During a time of unrest about systemic racism and a pandemic, the new Chair of Philosophy, Professor Peter Hanks, commits to continuing the Department's diversity initiatives, and to providing a safe and productive learning environment for all philosophy students and instructors.
Michael Bennett McNulty "notes that philosophy coursework gives students skills that they can use in a wide array of career paths. ... Philosophy degree recipients are often ‘spectacular writers’ and ... have widely applicable skills."