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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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Philosophy, Law, and Society Speakers Series, 2015-2016

The Philosophy Department is proud to present the following speakers for this upcoming academic year. All are welcome to attend.

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Philosophy Club

Philosophy Club

The UNCG Philosophy Club will meet most Wednesdays in the Fall from 5:30-7:00 pm in the Faculty Center beginning August 31st.

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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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