Rediscover the sense of wonder about life, morality and meaning
The Department of Philosophy offers students the skills to critically engage with
life's fundamental questions. As a Philosophy major/minor, you will enjoy small, discussion
oriented classes and have the opportunity to engage with other philosophers through
the Ethics Bowl and Friends of the Forms. The department offers a large variety of
classes including: Ancient Philosophy, AI ethics, Happiness and Well-being, Philosophy
of Religion, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Dreams, Ethical Theory, Philosophy
of Race, Philosophy of Psychology, Biomedical Ethics, Feminist Philosophy, and Philosophy
Combining Philosophy, Sociology and Political Science, students will learn ethical
theories and how they have been practiced over the centuries as well as read prolific
writing from both theorists and activists.
The Department of Philosophy offers a 3+3 option. Through a focus on relevant classes
in the first three years of a student's undergraduate degree, we offer an opportunity
to begin law school before the completion of their bachelor's degree.
The Pre-Ministry specialization incorporates a variety of religion and philosophy
of religion classes to help students prepare for ministry. Our faculty are some of the leading experts in their fields.
Our engaging student organizations offer students a variety of paths to develop academically,
professionally and socially. Our clubs travel nationally each year to compete against
other universities in philosophical debates.