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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Consider Philosophy Fall 2019

Consider a philosophy course for Fall 2019; “Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly” – Francis Bacon

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Panel at World Philosophy Day

Student Jamie Barilone discusses her love and enthusiasm for philosophy.
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