• This year's SPP conference will be on Ideal Theory and Practice. For more information and a list of speakers, click here.

  • The Center in partnership with the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship will host a forum to discuss what makes adaptable systems work.

    More details can be found here.

     

     

  • A new issue of Social Philosophy and Policy, accompanied by a book version of the essays with an added introduction, entitled Education: Ideals and Practices, edited by David Schmidtz and published by Cambridge University Press, has been released. 

    For more information on the volume and contributors, click here.

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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.

Center News

Social Philosophy and Policy

The circulation numbers for 2014 for the journal Social Philosophy and Policy have just come out. Subscriptions now total 7986, an increase of 372 over 2013.  This is on top of even... read more

Graduate Teaching and Mentoring

Jerry Gaus wins the University of Arizona Graduate Teaching and Mentoring for 2015.  Jerry's influence has in fact been transformative at all levels of teaching.  We salute Jerry for over a decade... read more

Forum on Adaptable Systems at the Biosphere 2

In nature, adaptable strategies are incorporated into successful organisms through the relentless and value neutral process of natural selection. Delegates of the Forum will meet to address the... read more

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Contact Info

Arizona Freedom Center
845 N. Park Ave., Suite 280
P.O. Box 210158B
Tucson, AZ 85721
Tel: (520) 621-3129
Fax: (520) 626-8361

Center Director

Center Director
David Schmidtz

Associate Director
Carmen Pavel