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Philosophy At USD

USD's Department of Philosophy is dedicated to intellectual curiosity and the pursuit of scholarly knowledge. We cover all historical periods and most major philosophical methods to ensure that our students have a well-rounded education in topics like logic, ethics and values.

The USD Philosophy Program (major and minor)

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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.