Expand your horizon

For thousands of years, philosophy has intertwined itself into virtually every aspect of life. Intellectual movements, theories, and beliefs can be linked back to philosophical principles. When you join the Philosophy program at Mercer University, your studies will lead you into investigating subjects like ethics, logic, human knowledge, art, film, religion, politics, law, gender, and medicine. You will also be challenged to seek understanding and discovery not just from your own perspective, but from the perspective of different cultures, ethnic groups, and world views. Upon completion of this degree, you will be able to:

  • Absorb and sift through multifaceted information
  • Articulate your thoughts efficiently
  • Create innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Discuss new concepts and ideas
  • Evaluate communication issues
  • Investigate all ideas associated with a topic
  • Recognize and analyze patterns
  • Think critically and objectively
  • Write clearly and persuasively

Designed for motivated students

To excel in the Philosophy program at Mercer University, you must be intelligent, ambitious, and driven. Our curriculum will challenge you to re-think what you believe to be true, encourage you to articulate your thoughts into objective discussions, and discover how philosophy is at the foundation of every aspect of life.

Learn more about our Philosophy major