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Welcome to the website of the Philosophy Department at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

In this vestibule to our website, you can find out about what philosophy is and why it is worth studying even if you do not want to become a (professional) philosopher. Elsewhere on our website you can learn more about the Departmentits people and its various activities.

Departmental News

New Appointment

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Olerato Mogomotsi to an Assistant Lectureship in the Department.

Dr Greg Fried leaves the Department

Very sadly for the Department, Greg Fried has decided to move on to other things. During his 12 years in the department Greg has been a superb colleague.