Philosophy Major Overview

Learn about the Philosophy Major at JBU.

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Rissa Willis:
It's the study of how things are, and the study of how things ought to be. Philosophy is just so big.

Benjamin Hesslen:
I can write much more analytically, think more analytically. You have more full view of the world.

Rissa Willis:
You go to Philosophy and you ask, “Well, why should we study that? Why ought we to do the sciences and engineering and history and all that stuff?” Philosophy is the why. Why are we doing that? I was very interested in what it means to be a person created in God's image, living in a world He created. What that looks like, what kind of implications it has on a really broad scale.

Benjamin Hesslen:
The professors here, especially in the Philosophy major, have pushed me a lot farther than I thought that I could go. It's been a really good experience here at John Brown.

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