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Philosophy explores fundamental questions of existence, knowledge, meaning, and value. It also hones skills that are of crucial importance in a wide range of careers. With its emphasis on challenging questions, careful analysis, rigorous argumentation and creative problem solving, philosophy enriches the mind and makes a great major, second major, or minor.

Philosophy Snapshot

Research and Internships
  • Phi Sigma Tau (national honor society)
  • Undergraduate and professional philosophy conferences
  • Undergraduate philosophy journals
  • Summer programs in philosophy at prestigious national universities
Careers After W&J
  • Law
  • Business
  • Journalism
  • Medicine
  • Social Work
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Students have a wide array of opportunities for research, internships, conferences, and networking beyond the classroom that give them an advantage to prepare for life after W&J.

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Philosophy News

Eduardo Carrera Morales ’99 receives Thomas G. Garth Character and Courage Award

May 5, 2021

Eduardo Carrera Morales, CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico (BGCPR) received the Thomas G. Garth Character and Courage Award, the most important recognition given to a professional from Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), the organization to which BGCPR is affiliated.

Austin Cahill ’12 Joins Alliant Insurance Services

November 19, 2020

Austin Cahill ’12 has joined Alliant as Senior Vice President within its Mergers & Acquisitions vertical. Based in the Alliant New York office, Cahill will head up the tax insurance team and will focus his efforts on servicing clients’ tax, representations and warranties, and contingent risk needs.

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