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Winter Storm Alert- Wednesday January 28, 2015

All classes are cancelled today, Wednesday January 28th, including all day school classes, graduate classes, and evening classes through the School of Continuing Education & School of Business. College offices are also closed. We expect to resume normal operations and all classes on Thursday, January 29th. For more information and updates, please go to

The weather line can be reached at 401-865-1012.

Philosophy Office:
Siena Hall 105

Philosophy Department,
Providence College,
1 Cunningham Square,
Providence, RI 02918, USA
Phone: 401-865-2335
Fax: 401-865-1449

Dr. Joseph Cosgrove
Siena Hall 108


Studying Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy at Providence College offers both a Major and a Minor in Philosophy.

  • Philosophy Majors are required to take 11 courses (33 credits) in Philosophy.
  • Philosophy Minors are required to take 6 courses (18 credits) in Philosophy.

Please use the links on the left to explore what Philosophy has to offer you.

Catholic and Dominican

What does it mean to be a Catholic and Dominican college? We invite you to explore this question and the distinctive mission of Providence College.
About Providence College's Catholic and Dominican Identity