Phi Sigma Tau

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“Phi Sigma Tau is the International Honor Society in Philosophy. Founded in 1930 and incorporated as a nonprofit corporation in 1955, the Society now has a network of over 200 chapters throughout the United States and Canada, at both public and private institutions of higher learning. The purpose of Phi Sigma Tau is to encourage interest and activity among students and to promote ties between philosophy departments in accredited institutions.”
Phi Sigma Tau Official Website

In order to qualify for membership in the North Carolina Eta Chapter of Phi Sigma Tau, a student must:
– have taken at least three semesters at UNC;
– have taken at least two PHIL courses;
– have an overall cumulative GPA of at least 3.2;
– have a GPA within your PHIL courses of at least 3.5.

For more information about membership, please contact Professor Mariska Leunissen at For more information about chapter events and happenings, please email

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