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Why Study Philosophy?

Majoring in Philosophy at USD will teach you how to think and how to effectively communicate your thoughts to others. In short, the study of philosophy can prepare you for any career.

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The Philosophy Department at USD is pluralistic, covering all significant historical periods and most major philosophical methods. It has a deep and special concern for the study of ethics, values, and the moral life. Students can expect to be exposed to perennial epistemological, metaphysical, and theological issues and theories in philosophy.