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Why Study Philosophy?

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Philosophy develops critical reasoning skills, clarity in thought and language, and competence in synthesizing a good deal of information into a systematic, coherent picture.  These abilities form a core part of the skill set for anyone who hopes to flourish in a complex, diverse, multicultural world.

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Congratulations to Penny Deutscher for receiving the Humbolt Research Award!
Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Talamantez, who successfully defended her dissertation, “On the Nature and Significance of Political Respect."
Jennifer Lackey's book, Criminal Testimonial Injustice, won the 2024 North American Society for Social Philosophy Book Award.
Michael Schwartz accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor position at Emory University!
Congratulations to Spencer Nabors, who was selected as a 2024 Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society Inductee!

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