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.
The university's top undergraduate research award comes with $20,000 to support and celebrate academic and creative achivements.
Stylus Publishing Company has just released Anthony Weston’s latest book, "Teaching as the Art of Staging: A Scenario-Based College Pedagogy in Action," illustrated by some of Weston's classic courses at Elon.
Now in its 11th year, the program will aid yet another diverse group of faculty in integrating sustainability into academic courses across campus.
The issues raised by the new book by Elon Professor Toddie Peters, "Trust Women: A Progressive Christian Argument for Reproductive Justice," served as a focus for the Oct. 29 panel discussion.
At the annual Faculty/Staff Awards Luncheon on May 9, the Elon community honored 12 faculty members who are retiring this year.