• New publication by Professors Michael McKenna (University of Arizona) and Derk Pereboom (Cornell University). Available at Amazon.com.


    More information on "Free Will: A Contemporary Introductionl" here.

  • The topic of this year's SPP conference is "Learning and Changing Norms." For more information and a list of speakers, click here.

    Social Philosophy & Policy Conference

  • Sixteen high school teachers from around Arizona and beyond participated in a two-week comprehensive training workshop. The content, network, and lessons will help these teachers bring this core economics curriculum to high school juniors and seniors.


    Teacher Training


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The mission of the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom 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 ranked #1 in the world in political philosophy by the Philosophical Gourmet Report, the profession's definitive rating guide.

Center News

Grduate Fellow Greg Robson Lectures at Rincon High

As part of our high school course, Ethics, Economy, and Entrepreneurship, grad students interact with the high school students to enrich the... read more

New Textbook by Michael McKenna and Derk Pereboom

Michael McKenna's co-authored textbook on Free Will has been released by Routledge. It offers a comprehensive examination of the major debates... read more

Hannah Tierney Accepts Post-Doc at Cornell

Hannah Tierney has accepted a 2-year Stanford H. Taylor Postdoctoral Fellowship at Cornell University (Ithaca, New York), starting July 2016. At... 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