The Philosophy Club at University of California, Irvine is proud to announce the commencement of Falsafa ([n.] ‘Philosophy’ in Urdu), our biannual undergraduate philosophy journal. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to get involved in formal, academic philosophical discourse. For those looking to do graduate-level work in philosophy or simply pursue academia, submitting to Falsafa will be an exciting and beneficial opportunity. Moreover, Falsafa aims to highlight philosophical ideas and research in marginalized/underrepresented sub-disciplines, and aims to encourage work by undergraduates within the same.
Falsafa welcomes submissions on topics pertaining to all areas of philosophy and encourages undergraduates from all universities, majors, and backgrounds to submit creative works. The following is a non-exhaustive list of potential paper topics.
- Analytic Philosophy
- Continental Philosophy
Authors retain full control and ownership over their work.
About The Philosophy Club
The Philosophy Club is an open and free space for all students interested in philosophical topics. We meet on Thursdays of each month, from 6:30pm-7:30pm at the Melden Library (HIB 58). We host a wide array of events on several issues pertaining to philosophy. These include discussions with curated readings, movie nights, guest lectures by members of the staff, and much more…
Our goal is to transcend the boundaries of academic philosophy and open the space for all issues that foster our growth as inquirers. Moreover, we wish to provide a safe, supportive and welcoming environment for all students. We will maintain trust and an ethos of respect for differing viewpoints. Members are expected to be considerate, open-minded and patient when expressing their views and responding to points-of-view with which they disagree. We aim to have a diverse approach to texts and cultivate an inclusive outlook towards philosophical discussion.
Activities and Meetings
- Discussions (Monday 7-8pm)
- Book Club (TBA)
- Board Meetings (Thursday 7-8pm)
- Ethics Bowl (TBA)
- Debate Nights (TBA)
Open to one and all. No prerequisite knowledge of philosophy is necessary. Our discussion and events include introductions to initiate students into the topic. To become official members of the club, please attend the club events and approach the team.
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