• 2014 Homecoming
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    Placement: Excellent placement rate in prestigious doctoral programs

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    Graduate program: One of the best Master of Arts in philosophy programs in the United States

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    Faculty: Nationally known figures in the field

Falling largely within the analytic tradition, the Department of Philosophy at Western Michigan University takes seriously its dual mission of philosophical teaching and research. Offering a range of undergraduate courses and a terminal master's degree, WMU's program is recognized as one of the best master's programs in the United States and one of only a handful of programs mentioned in the Leiter Report.