Philosophy lies at the heart of a liberal arts education. Philosophy at Elon marries an exploration of enduring human concerns with a practical purpose to enhance our lives, our communities and our care for the earth.
Philosophical study at Elon focuses on three sets of skills:
Such skills are valuable for law and leadership, ministry and the helping professions, citizenship and service, and for deepening the quality of our lives. At 40 semester hours, the philosophy major is designed to allow room for a double major or a minor.
Rhymesayers recording artist Brother Ali will perform and participate in a discussion about his music and its relationship to his understanding of race in the United States and his Muslim faith.
A talk about an African religious and intellectual tradition with Oludamini Ogunnaike.
The classic handbook for arguments by Anthony Weston, professor of philosophy, is now out in a new fifth edition from Hackett Publishing Company.
Ferris E. Reynolds Lecture in Philosophy
McKinnon Hall, Moseley Center, 7 p.m.
The award is presented for the first time by the American Philosophical Association, the American Association of Philosophy Teachers and the Teaching Philosophy Association.