Philosophy

Philosophy

Ashland University - Ashland, OH

  • BA

The study of Philosophy equips you to analyze, think creatively and critically examine your beliefs and those of others. At Ashland, the Philosophy major requires only 24 hours so you have the opportunity to add a double major or a minor and enhance your learning and career prospects. What YouÕll Love About the Philosophy Program: You will get to know faculty well because your classes are small. Professors are engaging and charismatic. Rare in an undergraduate major, the curriculum explores every major figure in philosophy and every major school of thought and historic period. YouÕll enjoy having the opportunity to participate in intense discussions and ponder compelling questions. YouÕll have the opportunity to take team-taught classes that combine disciplines such as Chemistry, Religion and English with Philosophy. Some classes are offered online, giving you greater flexibility. The Philosophy major requires only 24 hours so you have the opportunity to add a double major or a minor and enhance your learning and career prospects. CAREER POSSIBILITIES FOR PHILOSOPHY MAJORS A degree in Philosophy opens up a number of diverse career and higher education options including, but not limited to: Law school Graduate school Business management College professor (with additional education) Librarian Writer ENHANCE YOUR CAREER AND KNOWLEDGE BY ALSO PURSUING: Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing A HIGHLY SKILLED PHILOSOPHY FACULTY Professors have authored numerous books, articles and book chapters. Professors frequently present papers and speak at national and international conferences. Your professors always teach your classes, never teaching assistants or graduate students. INTERESTING CLASSES YOU MAY TAKE Concept of Truth Ñ Examine the concept of truth as it has been manifested in major western philosophers from the ancient to the medieval period, the classical modern period and the contemporary period in the history of philosophy. Ethics Ñ Study major classical figures in western moral philosophy, including Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Kant, Mill and Nietzsche. Symbolic Logic Ñ Focus on constructing deductive arguments, engage in symbolic translation, recognize formal argument forms, perform truth-table analysis, conduct proofs and employ sentential and quantificational logics.

  • Tuition & Fees

    Tuition & Fees

    26566

    per Year

  • Books & Supplies

    Books & Supplies

    900

    per Year

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    52000

    per Year

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