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The Department of Philosophy




The Philosophy Department has a three-fold teaching mission, which consists of providing

1) A high quality education for Philosophy majors and minors, Religious Studies minors and other interdisciplinary minors to which the department contributes
2) High quality general education courses, including Reasoning and Argumentation 101
3) High quality courses in applied ethics for students in SIUE professional programs.

The Philosophy Department maintains a faculty with a wide range of philosophical interests and approaches.

This diversity is key to providing a quality undergraduate education that gives students the opportunity to explore a variety of areas of philosophy. 

Our faculty are exemplary teacher-scholars, who are active in research and bring their scholarly expertise into the classroom.

The research accomplishments of the faculty contribute to its national reputation.

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