The Department of Philosophy offers a BA in Philosophy that engages students in thinking about fundamental questions of life. Studies include ethics, political and social thought, logic, theory of knowledge, philosophy of science, philosophy of physics, philosophy of art and film, philosophy of law, philosophy of religions, metaphysics, feminist philosophy, philosophy and race, biomedical ethics, existentialism, postmodern thought, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of mathematics. The MA in Philosophy offers students a broad background in both the history of philosophy and contemporary thought.
**OUR FALL 2020 COURSES FOR PHILOSOPHY MAJORS**
APPLY BY MAY 29, 2020 TO JOIN OUR MA PROGRAM IN THE FALL!
The department is now accepting applications by email. Please attach PDF files of application material and address to firstname.lastname@example.org. For details, see our MA in Philosophy page.
why study philosophy?
Philosophers - literally "lovers of wisdom" - develop the general skill set for living excellent lives.
it prepares you well
Majoring in philosophy will prepare you for advanced degrees, including graduate programs and law school.
Congratulations Class of 2020 Philosophers!
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