The Department of 哲学 faculty at St. 爱德华的 University help prepare students to become innovative 和 logical thinkers with a wide range of marketable skills — from rational analysis 和 analytical thinking to critical inquiry 和 logical problem solving.
Through the in-depth study of life’s fundamental questions, students taking courses in the Department of 哲学 will grow as individuals while preparing for many professional fields. Our majors examine 传统的哲学领域, such as logic, epistemology, political theory 和 religion. They may also explore ethics 和 debate moral dilemmas in medicine, 业务, the environment, public policy 和 law.
研究生s from our department often continue their education with graduate degrees 在哲学, 法律或医学.
你的 度计划 和 how to get in touch with your instructor (see below).
Still want to learn more about truth 和 justice, right 和 wrong?
跟 Dr. 彼得一个. 之后 in Holy Cross Hall 418.
今天哲学的重要性: 不要忽视人文学科, by Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times
约翰。克利斯: Why 哲学 is Nothing to Laugh About
哲学在塑造领导者中的作用: 哲学如何让你成为更好的领导者, by David Brendel, 哈佛商业评论
哲学在商业中的作用: The Unexpected Way 哲学 专业 Are Changing the World of Business, by Carolyn Gregoire, The Huffington Post
Even a magazine devoted to people studying psychology published an article that 哲学 is a great major for getting 伟大的工作s!
And don't just take it from 教授 on campus! 哲学是一门伟大的专业 spells out all the reasons to become a lover of wisdom right now!
即使是 福布斯杂志社论版 thinks 哲学 majors are well worth it!
对所有这些说法持怀疑态度? 优秀的! 你已经准备好成为哲学专业的学生了! And don't trust us just because we said all this. 问圣. 爱德华心理学教授 艾伦Swinkels，英语教授(兼律师) 吸引了洛伊, 法国 professor (和 Department Chair) Philippe Seminet大学研究教授 科里锁副总裁 入学 Tracy Manier if their B.A. degrees 在哲学 prepared them for life 和 work. They're bound to tell you it really helped them prepare for careers 和 more.
你们的哲学系是 只有 one on campus where each 和 every faculty member won the university's Distinguished Teaching Award: viz., 马克樱桃 in 2003, Peter 之后 in 2010, 杰克Musselman in 2018.
四位职业顾问 职业和专业发展 office (Moody Hall 134, phone 512-448-8530) can help you find an internship that works for you! 作为一名哲学专业的学生，你的技能——1.e. critical 和 analytical reasoning to provide clear 和 compelling arguments--are in dem和 by non-profits, 营利机构和政府雇主. So, go to Moody Hall 134 和 talk to a career counselor to get an internship. 在那之后, go talk to your 哲学 faculty about how that internship can become a 哲学 course under their supervision.
Juniors 和 seniors majoring in either 哲学 or 宗教及神学研究 may receive the Lillian Cervenka Scholarship 和 艺术hur Kinsella Scholarship. These two departments alternate every other year giving this 学者hip 和 recipients are selected by the faculty in 哲学 or the faculty in 宗教及神学研究. 获奖者将在圣. 爱德华大学荣誉之夜.
Two alumni have been 富布赖特 学者 和 many others have been admitted to graduate studies at American University, Baylor University, 波士顿学院, Br和eis University, DePaul University, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS, 巴黎), École Normale supsamrieure (ENS ., 巴黎), Emory University, Harvard University, the University of Houston, the University of Kansas, 路易斯安那州立大学, 洛约拉玛丽蒙特大学, 密苏里大学, Loyola University, 新社会研究学院, 北科罗拉多大学, the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po, 巴黎), 宾夕法尼亚大学, Purdue University, Stanford University, St. Mary's University, the University of Texas, Texas State University, Texas Tech University, Texas Women's University, 艺术大学(柏林), 威廉姆斯学院和威廉与玛丽学院.
Our alumni work as 律师 还有警察和哲学 教授 和 art history 教授, as cultural critics 和 记者 和 音乐家 和 艺术家, as employees for 苹果 和 Airbnb K-12 老师 和 social workers 和 as USDA Forest Service firefighters, 和 one of our alumni is the 捆扎罐啤酒厂的首席酿酒师 在犹他州.
Associate Professor of 哲学 杰克Musselman explores the political, ethical 和 moral trade-offs of living greener in the 21st century in this overview of his Environmental Ethics course.