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Department of Philosophy


 elcome to the website for the Department of Philosophy at The College at Brockport, State University of New York. If you are not exactly sure what philosophy is, click here to see a short description.

Now, here is a bold claim: philosophy might be the most useful major offered at Brockport. Bold, but true. To see why, click here. We think you will find the information and evidence interesting.

If you would like to know more about philosophy and what a degree in philosophy can do for you, the philosophy department is located on the first floor of the new Liberal Arts Building. Come on by, or feel free to contact Dr. Gordon Barnes at We are always happy to talk about philosophy.