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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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Markets and Morality Speakers Series, 2017-18

Next Speaker: Robert Taylor, UC Davis, as part of the Markets and Morality speaker series. He'll be here March 22nd, in MHRA 1215 at 5:00 PM. Contact the Philosophy Department for more information.

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Philosophy Club

Philosophy Club

The UNCG Philosophy Club will generally meet every other Wednesday in the Spring from 5:30-7:00 pm in the Faculty Center beginning January 14th. See the Philosophy Club link for actual dates and topics. Join their Facebook page or email them at philclub@uncg.edu.

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Online Philosophy

Philosophy Online Degree Completion Program

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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The Roger Schwirck Award for Excellence in Philosophy

Philosophy majors who have completed five Philosophy courses and who submit a paper on a topic in Philosophy for consideration by the review panel are eligible for the Schwirck Award.

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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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