Philosophy

Philosophy examines fundamental questions about human nature and our place in the world.

Subject overview

Philosophy uses reason to understand what we can know, what we ought to do, and what we might hope for. We also explore whether we can have knowledge about values and reality.

Where can Philosophy take you?

Studying Philosophy can develop your reasoning skills and your ability to analyse and critique arguments.

Philosophy graduates have gone on to a wide range of careers, including business, government, information technology, education and research.

Career options with an Arts degree

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