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Philosophy

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Philosophy

Program

What do you believe, and why? Philosophy can help with the answers. You will study fundamental questions about the world and your place in it. As a student of philosophy at Trent, you can explore questions about the nature of reality, the meaning of human existence, ethics, and the limits of knowledge. Students of philosophy develop advanced skills in critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication – valuable foundations in any number of career choices.

The Trent Advantage

  • Explore topics such as logic and morality, and the connections between philosophy and other fields in our cross-listed courses
  • Experience the annual Ryle Lecture series and other philosophy events that allow you to engage with world-renowned philosophers
  • Become part of a vibrant philosophical community of students in Trent’s oldest undergraduate club, the Philosophical Society

Popular Courses

  • Critical Thinking
  • Love and Desire
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Moral Issues
  • Philosophy of Emotion
  • Cyberethics
  • Advanced Topics in BiomedicalEthics