Philosophy | CMU
Philosophy covers the most enduring questions of human life. What is the good life? What is ultimately real? How do we come to know about the world? In addition to offering answers to these questions, the study of philosophy focuses on how we think through such questions. Majors in philosophy learn how to think, argue, and convince others. As such, the study of philosophy is useful no matter what one ends up doing. Studying philosophy allows students to gain the critical thinking skills that underwrite success in law school, politics, and civic leadership.
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Kevin Carnahan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religion
O.A. Robinson, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy