Welcome to the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom

The Center's mission is to promote the understanding and appreciation of the ideals of freedom and responsibility along four dimensions: published research, undergraduate education, graduate education, and community outreach.

Arizona is currently ranked #1 in the world in political philosophy by the Philosophical Gourmet Report, the profession's definitive rating guide.

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New Book from Carmen Pavel

Carmen Pavel, associate professor, is releasing her new book ... read more

Karl & Stevie Eller

Our heartfelt thanks once again to Karl and Stevie Eller for their fourth major gift to the Arizona Center for the Philosophy of Freedom.  

John Templeton Foundation Grant

With the support of generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation, we are inquiring into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations by drawing on the tools of philosophy, politics and... read more