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Unleash your imagination. Think deeply about who you are and what you know and believe. Ask “What if …?” and let the answers take you out of this world and back again. A philosophy minor is an excellent foundation for graduate study in business, law, medicine or the ministry. Bottom line: Studying philosophy will make you a better thinker, writer and speaker.


Northwestern’s philosophy professor is a committed Christian with a doctorate from UCLA. He regularly authors chapters in Blackwell Publishing’s Philosophy and Pop Culture series.  Explore faculty

Anna Christensen

I think, therefore I am

A freshman course in ancient Greek philosophy sparked Anna's interest and influenced her career path through graduate school to becoming a college professor.

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