Why are we here? What is the meaning of life? What is identity?
Philosophy is the study of life. With an emphasis on moral and ethical thought, it is a place to ponder, discuss, and expand one’s knowledge of life and the universe. Come ask (and hopefully answer!) some of life’s biggest questions with us.
Here's what makes the Mount's Philosophy minor unique:
Learn about Philosophy minor academic requirements and courses here.
As a Philosophy minor, you’ll first take courses that will introduce you to the skills of philosophical thought as well as the theories of major Western and Eastern philosophers. Your upper level courses will allow you to take those skills and apply them to specific concepts and questions related to morality, medicine, technology, and more. You may also choose to participate in an independent study with a professor on a topic of your choice.
A minor in Philosophy gives you the foundation for further philosophical studies at the graduate school level. The critical thinking and deductive skills of this discipline are vital for any career, and the courses should also give students a broader worldview and way of looking at the world.
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