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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– Speaker Series –

Markets and Morality Speakers Series, 2019-20

We hope to have new speakers lined up for the Fall 2019 semester.
Contact the Philosophy Department for more information at mmdargat@uncg.edu or 336-334-5059.

– Meet our Faculty –

Prof. Jeffry Kaplan is teaching Introduction to Philosophy, Introduction to Ethics and Philosophy of Law.
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– Philosophy Club –

Philosophy Club

The UNCG Philosophy Club generally meets every other Wednesday from 5:30-7:00 pm in the Faculty Center. See the Philosophy Club link for actual dates and topics. Join their Facebook page or email them at philclub@uncg.edu.  Last meeting of the Spring 2019 semester is Movie Night, April 17th.

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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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– Scholarships –

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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– 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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