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Philosophy is among the oldest of all fields of study and deals with eternal issues such as the meaning of existence, moral and aesthetic values, the nature of reality and the existence of God. Students minoring in philosophy will be able to think philosophically, think ethically, and become acquainted with the philosophical tradition.

Core Philosophy Courses

PHIL 110 - Logical Thinking

An introduction to principles of good reasoning. Shows how to assess arguments, how to formulate cogent arguments and how to recognize and avoid logical fallacies. Read more »

Additional Program Requirements

Six courses are required for the philosophy minor, including either PHIL 100 or 215, an ethics course (PHIL 210 or 212) and a history of philosophy course (PHIL 300 or 310).