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Welcome to the Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies

Learn about our award-winning faculty, our undergraduate majors in Philosophy and Religious Studies, and our M.A. in Philosophy.

— Delbert Burkett, Chair (


Fall 2015 Course Offerings


Philosophy Course Offerings

Religious Studies Course Offerings


Charles Bigger passed away at his home on February 15, 2015 at the age of 91. He was Professor at LSU from 1964 until his retirement in 1995, serving as
Chairman of the Philosophy Department for 16 years. The following link gives his obituary.


For Philosophy advising
contact Mary Sirridge
or Charles Pence

For Religious Studies advising 
contact Brad Storin
or Stephen Finley