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Philosophy


The Philosophy Department is dedicated to engaging all students, regardless of major, in the study of wisdom and meaning.

Through free and open inquiry, students learn to hold a fundamental respect for the dignity and freedom of humanity and regard for the importance of social issues, so that they become active contributors to the creation of a just society. 


Why Philosophy at St. Ambrose?

Why Philosophy at St. Ambrose?

Philosophy has been around for millennia and relevant even today. The skills of critical and creative thinking are especially useful for living and working in a pluralistic world.

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Program

Program

Many students earn a philosophy degree along with another degree. This makes sense, since philosophy is relevant to just about any other field of study you will find in college.

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Our student philosophers

SAU philosophy majors often pair a philosophy degree with majors or minors in fields as diverse as English, theology, communication, business administration, political science, occupational therapy, and accounting.

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Your Career

Philosophy majors have the wisdom and skills to excel in whatever career path they take.

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