Intellectual Challenges that Lead to Worldview Changes

If you want to develop a broad range of skills that prepare you for a wide variety of intellectual challenges, you should seriously consider becoming a philosophy major. The philosophy major is designed to meet the needs of four classes of students:

  1. those who have no professional interest in philosophy but who wish to approach a liberal education through the discipline of philosophy;
  2. those who want a composite or interdepartmental major in philosophy and the natural sciences, behavioral sciences, humanities, creative arts, or business;
  3. those who want an intensive study of philosophy preparatory to graduate study in some other field, such as law, theology, medicine, or education; and
  4. those who are professionally interested in philosophy and who plan to do graduate work in the field and then to teach or write.

Students with a professional interest in philosophy are urged to give early attention to courses in the history of philosophy sequence, metaphysics and epistemology, logic, and ethics.

For more info, go to our Philosophy & Pre-Law Flier.

View all the possible Careers in Philosophy.

Fall 2022 Philosophy Course Descriptions

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Fall 2021 Philosophy Course Descriptions

Spring 2021 Philosophy Course Descriptions


Philosophy News

Millikin Ethics Bowl Team
Academic | Campus | College of Arts & Sciences
Millikin Ethics Bowl Team earns seat at Nationals
December 19, 2018, 2:45pm
Millikin finishes in 3rd place at Upper Midwest Regional Ethics Bowl Competition The Millikin University Ethics Bowl team finished in 3rd place at the Upper Midwest Regional Ethics Bowl...
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Removing the Commons by Dr. Eric Roark
September 18, 2018, 1:45pm
The Philosophy Department is excited to celebrate the success of our colleague, Dr. Eric Roark, whose recent book, Removing the Commons, has met with widespread ...
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Lukas Meyers
Academic | College of Arts & Sciences | Philosophy
Philosophy student's research accepted for publication
August 23, 2018, 12:30pm
Millikin student's award-winning paper on 'Passivity' accepted by philosophy journal   Lukas Myers, a senior philosophy major at Millikin University, has been exploring ways to...
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