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Department of Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy plays host to a lively community of philosophers engaged in a wide range of philosophical research projects. We offer rigorous and competitive graduate and undergraduate programs which train students in traditional core areas of philosophy and provide them with opportunities to actively participate in our various international and often interdisciplinary research projects. The Department of Philosophy also coordinates the translation of philosophical classics into Estonian and engages with issues of concern to the broader public with the twin aims of encouraging their widespread and reasoned debate and of motivating ethical and pro-social action.

The department has five chairs:

  • history of philosophy
  • practical philosophy
  • philosophy of science
  • theoretical philosophy
  • intellectual history

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In addition, the Centre for Ethics operates along the Department as a consortium.

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Nordic Workshop in Early Modern Philosophy 14 – Call for papers

The workshop will take place at the University of Tartu on 28.–29. September 2024.

Nordic Workshop in Early Modern Philosophy

Launched in 2008 in Tartu, the Nordic Workshop in Early Modern Philosophy (NWEMP) is a series of workshops held annually, rotating among the philosophy departments in the Nordic region.