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.
Artist and illlustrator Natalie Frank and preeminent fairy tale scholar Jack Zipes discuss what their collaborative projects have taught them about the nature of storytelling and the complexity of fairy tales.
Yeager Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.
The host of the podcast "Scene on Radio" will discuss recent discussion on race and stories from his powerful documentary series.
At the annual Faculty/Staff Awards Luncheon on May 9, the Elon community honored 12 faculty members who are retiring this year.
Four faculty members and 19 retiring employees were honored May 9 for excellence and service to Elon.
The classic handbook for arguments by Anthony Weston, professor of philosophy, is now out in a new fifth edition from Hackett Publishing Company.