Philosophy invites us to ask fundamental questions that help us lead meaningful, faithful lives.
We all practice philosophy every day. It often starts with questions:
- What is love?
- What is justice?
- What is a person?
This inquiry leads to conversations that help us understand our selves, and others, better.
Philosophy is for everyone
Our courses and programs will enhance any path you decide to follow, and our program makes it easy to pair a philosophy major with your professional or post-graduate interests.
Research shows that philosophy-bound students consistently outperform every other major on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) and every non-STEM field in other standardized tests like the GMAT, LSAT and MCAT.
As a student of philosophy, you’ll not only gain critical thinking skills, but you'll have the opportunity for student-faculty collaborative research, access to an exceptional speaker series and the chance to take a wide range of courses from award-winning faculty.
Philosophers through the ages have sought to understand their faith through philosophy. Becoming a student of philosophy allows you to pursue rigorous academics while exploring a vibrant, inviting Christian faith. Welcome.
Philosophy students engage in research with department faculty and gain valuable professional experience.
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I use my philosophy everyday.Eric Goodman ’00