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Philosophy Outside the Classroom

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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?

Reason #10: Woody Allen said he majored in philosophy because that way, nobody knows when you're wrong.

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Degrees and Programs

Degrees and Programs

While the study of philosophy has its own inherent value, it can also have meaningful career opportunities. Students interested in post-graduate philosophy studies, leading to a research or teaching career in higher education, will be well served by the quality of faculty and classes at St. Ambrose.

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