Your Future in Philosophy

Your Future in Philosophy


Philosophy Students

What do we believe and why do we believe it?

Who are we and why are we here?

What ought we do and why should we do it?

Philosophy encourages critical and systematic inquiry into fundamental questions of right and wrong, truth and falsehood, the meaning of life, and the nature of reality, knowledge and society.

Philosophy encourages the student to formulate questions and follow arguments. Philosophy provides an excellent preparation for law school and other professional programs, as well as a solid foundation for a career in business, teaching, writing, or public service.

As a philosophy graduate, you will be proficient in...

  • generating ideas on a variety of problems
  • formulating and solve problems
  • uncovering assumptions and suggest alternatives
  • distinguishing subtle differences without overlooking similarities
  • analyzing, developing and formulating logical arguments
  • making knowledgeable decisions
  • examining various angles of topics
  • writing and speaking clearly and effectively
  • interpreting and assessing various thoughts and theories