Philosophy Major

Intended Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate:

  1. a practice of rigorous reflection on what is ultimately worthwhile.
  2. understanding of philosophical methods, issues, and arguments, both constitutive of and critical of the Western philosophical tradition
  3. the ability to interpret and criticize philosophical texts.
  4. the ability to contribute to systematic oral discussion of philosophical topics.
  5. the ability to construct sustained, well-supported philosophical arguments and to articulate objections and counterarguments.

March 2009