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Critical Thinking

Making a point

Free will versus determinism. The limits of knowledge. The basis of good and evil.

These are just some of the subjects you’ll explore and debate in our philosophy courses.

Philosophy major or not, our courses will sharpen your critical thinking skills to a point they’ve never been before!

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A faculty of philosophers

Our faculty are philosophers themselves and they will teach and mentor you as you consider some of the most thought-provoking issues of our or any time.

You’ll explore:

  • Ethical systems
  • Moral concepts
  • Relationship between faith and reason
  • Distinguishing good reasoning
  • Role of religion in society
  • Relevance of philosophical issues in your own life
  • And much more!

For a closer look at our philosophy courses, visit the College Catalog.

A future in philosophy?

If teaching philosophy is your goal, you’ll need to earn advanced degrees. A master’s degree is required to teach at a community college and a Ph.D. is required to teach at the university level.

And credits earned in our philosophy courses will transfer to four-year colleges and universities.

Ready to start a thoughtful journey?

To learn more about our program, contact an associate dean at or 586.286.2282,