welcome to the department of philosophy

philosophy – the pursuit of wisdom – deals systematically with values and concepts central to our lives as individuals and social beings. philosophy explores the rational bases of other areas of inquiry such as science, social science, politics, and religion. philosophy facilitates the development of valuable, advanced skills in constructing and analyzing arguments, reading and writing critically and with precision, and approaching problems imaginatively and reflectively.

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fine and performing arts 10.01.18
power and vulnerability

university of dayton faculty and students are sinking their teeth into this year's humanities commons theme, “power and vulnerability,” inspired by the dayton ballet's october performances of dracula: bloodlines.

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department of philosophy

300 college park
dayton, ohio 45469 - 1546