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Philosophy majors deal in curiosity. You’ll examine fundamental questions about the nature of reality, the values that you hold, and the justification for your beliefs. You’ll engage with ancient and contemporary philosophers and debate their basic assumptions with your peers and professors. You’ll cultivate the ability to identify and evaluate arguments, and to formulate and communicate your own views. By graduation, you will be prepared for advanced learning, graduate school, diverse careers, and life itself.
Once you graduate, you are qualified for any related graduate program. Earning this degree also leads to careers in such fields as:
For any career, this degree establishes your written and oral communication skills. You will gain demonstrable experience with applying analytical and conceptual skills, critical evaluation, and the techniques of formal logic to formulate and support positions on major issues. You will be able to apply the tools, methods, and knowledge from the Philosophy program to any field requiring rigorous reasoning and analysis.
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“The philosophy courses I’ve taken at Fort Lewis have influenced my life more than any other courses I’ve ever taken, from my career decisions to my personal life. They have changed not only what I think about, but the way I think. You’d be hard-pressed to find philosophy professors in any other school that are as good at what they do and as involved with their students as the philosophy professors here.”
- Adam Hamilton
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