Quite literally, the word philosophy means “love of wisdom.” The philosophy department at UMass Lowell teaches students to pursue wisdom in modern contexts by developing critical senses of the self, relationships, and surrounding world. 

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Statement

UMass Lowell's Philosophy department is committed to providing a welcoming, safe, and supportive environment for all UML community members, regardless of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, health or disability status, citizenship status, political affiliation, age, or socio-economic background. Learn more about our commitment to and work on diversity, equity, and inclusion at UMass Lowell.