Department of Philosophy

 

 

Colonel James L. Cook, Professor and Head

 

 

Prof. Cecile Fabre


The Department of Philosophy (DFPY) administers the US Air Force Academy's (USAFA) philosophy major and minor
  We teach the USAFA's core course in ethics, Philosophy 310, and offer a large number of elective courses.  DFPY is the lead department for the Dean's flagship character development program, Ethics Across the Curriculum.

DFPY is very busy with activities outside the classroom.  Several of our philosophers participate in the International Symposium for Military Ethics (ISME).  Faculty members also pursue research interests and give guest lectures to Air Force activities around the country.  Other faculty members have done work on the Air Force Core Values initiative.  Follow this link to learn more about our faculty.

We also sponsor two distinguished lectures in ethics each year.  The Joseph A. Reich, Sr., Distinguished Lecture on War, Morality and the Military Profession is given each fall, and the Alice McDermott Memorial Lecture in Applied Ethics is given each spring.

Are you interested in teaching philosophy at USAFA?
For military officers, please contact Capt Lindsey Kirchhoff at Lindsey.Kirchhoff@usafa.edu or 719.333.8642
For civilians (with Doctoral Degree in Philosophy), please contact Major Bill Uhl at L.Uhl@usafa.edu or 719.333.8683

 

 

Or you may phone us at:


Commercial: (719) 333-8642

DSN: 333-8642

Fax: (719) 333-2050

 

Questions?  Comments?  Suggestions?  Contact the DFPY Webmaster.


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