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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Rational Choice and Moral Agency 2015

A revised edition of David Schmidtz's Rational Choice and Moral Agency is now available from Amazon as a Kindle book.


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Mario Villarreal-Diaz

Today we celebrate the hiring of Mario Villarreal-Diaz as our new Associate Director and Associate Professor. Mario received his PhD in Economics and Political Science from Claremont Graduate... read more

Special volume of SPP on education released

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... read more