Why Philosophy?

When you learn a fact, you know one thing. When you learn to reason, you can think for a lifetime. You’ll learn skills in critical thinking, logical reasoning, persuasion, and ethics that will prove valuable in whatever career you choose. Use reason to thrive.

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Upcoming talks

All talks will be held online via Zoom. To get the Zoom link, please get in touch with Taylor Heise (t_heise@uncg.edu).

November 5, 4:00-5:30 pm

Prof. Krista Thomason (Swarthmore College): The Moral Risks of Online Shaming

 

November 17, 3:30-5:00 pm

Prof. C. Thi Nguyen (University of Utah): Gamification and Value Capture

 

Philosophy Club

The UNCG Philosophy Club will meet online this semester. Everyone with an interest in Philosophy and philosophical discussion is welcome. There is a Canvas platform to organize these meetings. To that end, please fill in this Google form, so that you can be added to that platform.

Join the Facebook page or email them at philclub@uncg.edu.

The remaining meetings and topics for fall term are:

Is diversity among scientists beneficial for the progress of science? (Oct. 21, 5:30-7pm)

Who should be allowed to vote? (Nov. 4, 5:30-7pm)

Is it permissible to de-platform people? (Nov. 18, 5:30-7pm)

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Online Philosophy

Philosophy Online Degree

Online learning is ideal for self-motivated people who are comfortable with current technology and can express themselves well in writing. Distance learners must also be able to manage their time effectively.

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Pre-Law

Statistical studies show that Philosophy majors outscore almost all others on the verbal and quantitative sections of the LSAT, GMAT, GRE and similar standardized tests.

UNCG’s Pre-Law Concentration in Philosophy is a program especially designed to meet the needs of pre-law students.

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Meet our faculty

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For more information about our faculty members please visit our faculty page.