Philosophy & Religious Studies

Philosophy and religious studies are two independent academic disciplines housed in the same department. Because they are fundamentally concerned with human culture and values, both are in the humanities. The Department is a member of the College of Arts & Sciences.


2014 Mary Olive Woods Lecture 

Dr. Adamson

Peter Adamson, Professor of Late Ancient Philosophy and Philosophy in the Arabic Tradition 
Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich

“Is the God of Islam the 'Necessary Existent'? Avicenna's Philosophical Theology.”

7:30 PM, Thursday, September 18, 2014
Heritage Room, University Union

Official MOW 2014 Flier


Current Courses for Philosophy and Religious Studies:

Search our current and future course offerings.

How do you become a philosophy or religious studies major?

Fill out a change of major form and take it to Caryn Morgan in 203b Morgan Hall or talk to a philosophy or religious studies professor.


Contacts and Contact Information


Mailing Address:

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
1 University Circle
456 Morgan Hall
Macomb, IL 61455-1390


Phone: (309) 298-1057