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Wondering what it's like to study Religion, Philosophy, or Classics? Check out the classes we are teaching this year here.

Religion

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Since religion is so much a part of human life at every level, studying religion is a way of getting broad perspective on many aspects of human society and culture.

Philosophy

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As lovers of wisdom philosophers have always asked questions about such things as the good life, the nature of beauty, political justice, what is involved in knowing something, and language.

Classics

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Classics is the study of the cultures of ancient Greece and Rome. Both cultures have had a profound influence on life in the western world.

Religion, Philosophy, & Classics News

New minor focuses on Middle Eastern and Islamic studies

Minor in Middle Eastern and Islamic studies gives students a foundation in the history, language, religion, sociology and politics of the Middle East, from the seventh century to present day.
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What good is thinking about death?

Excerpt “The Stoics had the insight that the prospect of death can actually make our lives much happier than they would otherwise be,” (William Irvine) says. “You’re supposed to allow yourself to have a flickering thought that someday you’re going …
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