New School, The

Philosophy - Master


66 W 12th Street

New York City, NY 10011

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. Philosophy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Ideas and explanations flow freely and clearly under an expansive curriculum of intellectual might at the Department of Philosophy of The New School for Social Research. Pairing academic rigor with exemplary research, renowned scholars from around the world come here to live, work, and think in the heart of New York City. Our spirited community of faculty and students create an open atmosphere for the exploration and inquiry of the biggest ideas of historic and modern thought. 

The graduate curriculum consists of two components. The first is the study of major figures such as Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Spinoza, Descartes, Hume, Kant, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche, Husserl, Heidegger, Freud, Gadamer, De Beauvoir, Adorno, Benjamin, Wittgenstein, Foucault, Derrida, Kristeva, and Irigaray. The second is the exploration of the movements, schools, branches, and ideas associated with those figures.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $1,950 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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