Tammy Nyden, Associate Professor of Philosophy, teaches a class in Steiner Hall

Philosophy

Philosophical thinking is a foundation of education in the liberal arts. Philosophy enriches thought, imagination, understanding, and experience. By studying philosophy, you’ll confront questions and problems both theoretical and practical about yourself and your relation to the world. The department’s curriculum focuses on interdisciplinary and classical philosophical topics, European philosophy, and the history of philosophy. The ideas and skills you’ll master can lead to graduate studies and careers in almost any discipline and field.

Department News

Jack Marchesi '20

Spot the Gaps and Fill Them In

Applying philosophical thinking across disciplines
Jin Chang

Intrigued by the Challenge of Intro to Philosophy

How majoring in philosophy prepared Jin Chang ’19 for grad school

Writers@Grinnell: Adrienne Celt ’06

Award winning author, comic artist, and alum, Adrienne Celt '06, begins the 2018-2019 Writers@Grinnell series.
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