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Philosophy

sculpture of a thinker

Philosophy asks the big questions: Do we exist? Can we know anything? How should we live? We look at what the great thinkers have said about these questions, and examine whether their answers stand up to scrutiny. This requires expertise in critical thinking - evaluating arguments and clearly expressing arguments of your own. These skills learnt in philosophy are transferable to every area of life.

Here you will find a lot of information about Philosophy at CCNY, our courses, our faculty's many books, the Department's activities, and our outreach efforts - all under different tabs on the left menu. And be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

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