Philosophy Department

The study of Philosophy is the reasoned pursuit of fundamental truths. It is a systematic investigation of the key assumptions that underlie our thinking and which often are taken for granted. Much of what is learned in Philosophy can be applied to virtually any endeavor. Learn more about Philosophy Department.

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74th Annual Maine Philosophical Institute

Join us for the 74th Annual Maine Philosophical Institute on March 29, 2019, 11:00 a.m. in the University Events Room.

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Panel at World Philosophy Day

Student Jamie Barilone discusses her love and enthusiasm for philosophy.
Student walking on the University of Southern Maine Portland campus

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74th Annual Maine Philosophical Institute

11:00 AM, University Events Room, (7th floor) Glickman Library, Portland Campus