2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog
East Stroudsburg Normal School opened it doors on September 4, 1893. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 58 undergraduate and 22 graduate degrees and is one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog > Academic Programs and Courses > Philosophy
College of Arts and Sciences
The Faculty of Arts and Letters
428 Normal Street
About the Program
The ESU Philosophy major provides students with critical thinking skills, exposes them to historical and contemporary world views, and helps them develop personal answers to questions about ethics, knowledge, reality, and religion. The department has special strengths in European Continental Philosophy, British and American Analytical Philosophy (especially Philosophy of Science), Political Theory, Asian Thought, and Comparative Philosophy.
Why Study Philosophy at ESU
The Philosophy major provides students with critical thinking skills, oral and written communication skills, and ethical leadership skills. Many graduates of the ESU Philosophy major have gone on to law school or graduate school, while others have pursued careers in business.
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Is Philosophy a career path for me?
More detailed career information is available from the department.
The ESU Philosophy Club meets regularly to discuss issues of philosophical interest. Meetings sometimes feature a speaker, and sometimes are just an opportunity to discuss philosophy outside the classroom environment.
Academic Programs and Courses
PHIL - Philosophy Courses
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