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The department combines the rigor of a mathematician or a scientist with the sensitivity of a poet in the search for answers to such basic human questions as “What am I?” and “What is the nature of the world I live in?” Students actively engage in philosophy through class discussions and presentations, in papers, and in participation in the Philosophy Colloquium, where philosophical issues are rigorously debated. The curriculum promotes the development of careful, critical, and analytical thought, and offers several interdisciplinary options.

You can major or minor in this subject.

For more information, see the Philosophy department site.