Master of Arts in Philosophical Resources
This page details the current requirements for the MAPR in Philosophy. The department has a proposal (click for details) to modify these requirements awaiting approval by the State of New York. Once they are approved, students entering the MAPR program in 2015 will be offered the opportunity to pursue the new program.
Upon completion of the MAPR, students will be able to:
- Analyze and evaluate primary texts in philosophy
- Identify, evaluate, and formulate philosophical arguments
- Exhibit familiarity with major texts, themes and authors in the history of philosophy
- Engage in philosophical conversations and recognize philosophical ideas in those conversations
- Personally consider the philosophical ideas studied in the program leading to a balanced, comprehensive, integrated and coherent synthesis of them