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Philosophy is the study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence, especially when considered as an academic discipline.

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Overview of Philosophy?

  • Philosophy is the ultimate "transferable work skill."
  • With its emphasis on reason and argumentation, philosophy is an excellent preparation for a career in law, religion, business, international diplomacy, social work, medical management or writing as well as post-graduate education

Philosophy majors successfully work in the following under listed professions

  • lawyer 
  • banker
  • business professional
  • counselor
  • minister
  • teacher
  • non-profit work
  • public relations director
  • publisher
  • journalist 
  • accountant
  • retail management
  • librarian
  • marketing 
  • consulting
  • research
  • social worker
  • professor
  • labor relations
  • foreign service officer
  • public policy

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Study of Philosophy at Lincoln University

  • Analyze philosophical and logical problems.
  • Create clear and cogent oral and written presentations.
  • Critically evaluate arguments and claims in philosophical and non-philosophical contexts.
  • Apply philosophical theories and normative principles to current events and broader issues pertaining to the individual and society.
  • Interpret or critique major texts and positions in the history of philosophy, ethics, epistemology, metaphysics and aesthetics.

Please see the University Catalog for more information and program requirements.

For more information contact the History, Political Science & Philosophy Department.

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