Information on the
Philosophy and Religion Department
The goals of Philosophy and Religion courses include:
broad, foundational understanding of the history and practices of philosophies and religions
engaged familiarity with methodological questions in philosophy and religious studies
knowledgeable appreciation of other disciplines and of philosophical issues and questions of religion that relate to other disciplines
critical and empathetic textual acuity
communication and argumentation skills
the capacity for open-mindedness and ethical sensitivity.
A major in Philosophy and Religion directly supports and expands the liberal arts experience.
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