Hamilton College Summer Program in Philosophy

Experience New Approaches to Philosophy at Hamilton College

The Hamilton College Summer Program in Philosophy (HCSPiP) brings together creative teachers, engaging graduate students, and ambitious undergraduates, for three concurrent, innovative, two-week courses in philosophy. The Summer Program will run from June 28 to July 11, 2020.

Students gain experience with new approaches to philosophy, working with outstanding philosophy teachers and a diverse group of students chosen for their desire to learn together. Teachers will have the opportunity to experiment with new pedagogy. Graduate student teaching assistants will gain experience and serve as a bridge between the faculty and the undergraduates. All participants will be provided with room and board while they are at Hamilton College and will receive stipends from the Truax Fund in Philosophy.

Applications will close on March 16, 2020.

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For a list of undergraduate philosophy conferences and journals compiled by Russell Marcus, Department of Philosophy, Hamilton College, see: 

Chinese Philosophy

Study Chinese Philosophy and Culture in China

8-day program that introduces students to the intersection of Chinese culture and Chinese thought. Occurs in Beijing, China; costs around £1700, although they provide scholarships. Applications are due January 30th.

Harvard Summer School

Study Sanskrit at Harvard

Harvard Summer School offers a course in beginning Sanskrit. The course is seven weeks and counts for two semesters of coursework. Students will learn the Devanagari script, basic grammar, and essential vocabulary.

Tuition is $5,900 and registration must be completed before May 16th. For more information, see

Yale Summer Session

Spend a summer studying philosophy at Yale

Yale Summer Session has many philosophy courses on offer. These include: Happiness, Introduction to Philosophy, First-Order Logic, Moralities of Everyday Life, Philosophy of Law, Eastern Philosophy and Lies and Deception. These courses span both Session A (May 30th to July 1st) and Session B (July 4th to August 5th).

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