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Philosophy

The Philosophy Department is dedicated to engaging 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 ultimately they become active contributors in creating a just society. 

Why Philosophy at St. Ambrose?

Why Philosophy at St. Ambrose?

Woody Allen said he majored in philosophy because that way, nobody knows when you're wrong.

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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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