The Department of History and Philosophy of Science at Indiana University is one of the oldest of its kind in the world—founded in 1960. We consider the medical tradition, and its integration within the history and philosophy of science, to be a vital and continuing part of our mission.
Our department offers a number of advanced degrees, including several Ph.D. and M.A. options, giving you various ways to develop your expertise in the field. We also offer undergraduate minors that pair well with nearly every subject area, giving your undergraduate degree added interest, depth, and breadth.
Our faculty is very active and engaged, serving the academic needs of a vibrant group of graduate and undergraduate students. Courses in our department attract a wide variety of students in many fields.