in the Department of Philosophy and Religion

Philosophy Honors Society

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.

To be eligible to join the University of Mississippi chapter of Phi Sigma Tau, a student must meet the following requirements:

  • Completion of at least 3 semesters at the University of Mississippi
  • Completion of at least 2 philosophy courses at the University of Mississippi
  • A GPA of at least 3.0 (B) in all Philosophy courses
  • An overall GPA of at least 3.0 (B)

Students who are interested in joining should contact Dr. Timothy Yenter ( for more information.