Philosophy Directed Reading Program for Undergraduates


The Philosophy Directed Reading Program (PDRP) pairs undergraduate students with experienced graduate mentors for a quarter of philosophical discussion and mentorship. Students, in consultation with their mentors, develop a plan of action for the quarter, which includes up to four hours of reading each week as well as weekly hour-long discussions of pertinent material. At the end of the quarter, students and mentors are invited to attend a group dinner at which they have the opportunity to discuss what they learned. This may consist in anything from the informal sharing of a few words about their readings to the dissemination of writing or a poster presentation. Modeled after successful Math DRPs at universities across the country, PDRP helps create a network of mentorship and research outside for the classroom for all those interested in philosophy at Stanford!

Please note that this is not a class for units or credit, and will not receive a grade or show on a transcript.




Graduate Student Organizer (2023-24): Seyoung Kang (skang7 [at] (skang7[at]stanford[dot]edu)).