Philosophy Courses

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What is Philosophy?

Philosophy the intellectual discipline where the fundamental questions of human existence, value and society are examined, debated and challenged. Conclusions are drawn or examined through the method of reason and argument and a philosophy course will teach students the skills to reason and argue clearly, cogently and effectively. 

What will I learn on a philosophy course?

Philosophy courses will offer the student the opportunity to engage in depth with questions of:

  • Metaphysics
  • Epistemology
  • Ethics
  • Political philosophy
  • Philosophy of religion
  • philosophy of mind

Graduate skills and career opportunities

graduates of Philosophy have the opportunity to work in  areas as diverse as:

  • Accountancy
  • academic teaching
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • TV reporting and research
  • Filmmaking
  • Banking
  • Computing
  • Advertising

Graduates of a philosophy course also have the option of engaging in academic research for various different disciplines. 

There are many different philosophy courses available across the country. 

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