First of all, there are altruistic reasons. You have obviously been stimulated by
the work of other philosophers, otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this now.
This guide has been compiled from the 2004 Subject Centre publication,
The politics and philosophy major provides students with interdisciplinary training in the conceptual, empirical, and
normative foundations of various fields of public policy.
Philosophy majors and minors must earn a minimum grade of “C” in all courses taken to fulfill the
Philosophy majors consistently perform best or near best on graduate school admission exams, year after year
and across various sections compared to other majors.
Possible career opportunities
For those who wish for a career in philosophy, teaching and
research at the university level is an attractive option.
Bailiff: ALL RISE ! (looks out to audience and sees that not everyone has arisen. Steps
forward, and gestures for all to stand up) ALL RISE! The court of public opinion is now in
session, the Honora...
Each chapter will end with a list of essays, books, or websites that discuss some or all of the
topics covered—but not explicitly cited—in the chapter.4 They will also include items that
Matriculated students and advisors should consult the Academic Requirements Report in GullNet before and after registering for classes each semester to track academic progress.
Minors must complete 15 semester hours in philosophy, nine of which are advanced (3000
level or above courses).