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Department of Philosophy


 elcome to the website for the Department of Philosophy at SUNY, Brockport. 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 SUNY, Brockport. Bold, but true. To see why, click here. We think you will find the information and evidence very interesting.

The philosophy department at SUNY, Brockport is also very active. We not only host an undergraduate journal, The Mind's Eye, we host the Center for Philosophic Exchange, which each year brings in some of the world's best thinkers to hold public lectures.

So, click on any of the links above. We think you'll be glad you did. 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 Hartwell Hall. (One floor up from the ground floor.) Come on by. Or feel free to contact Dr. Gordon Barnes at We are always happy to talk about philosophy.