Students probe timeless questions and put their curiosity to work exploring yesterday, today and tomorrow.
"Tough-minded but civil discussion of contentious issues remains a fixture of my day-to-day life," says Matthew Jordan.
"A philosopher must have a keen eye for the suspicious premise, the questionable inference," says Eric Smaw '98M.A.
Work with faculty pursuing scholarship on pressing and perennial issues.
Ranging from aesthetics to ethics to the philosophy of mind and science.
Philosophers are trained to think, speak, and write clearly, critically, and independently.
Meet and interact with leading philosophers who come to campus for lectures and the Philosophy Forum.