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MH101
Arts - Philosophy

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Also available in degree stream MH101 PPE - Philosophy, Poliitics and Economics: students study all three subjects for three years.

Philosophy requires us to reflect upon our own ideas about the world. In asking us to critically examine our own ideas and to weed out of our own prejudices and inconsistencies, philosophy should give us respect for the ideas of others, and to appreciate the different ways in which other people look at the world.

In this programme you will receive an excellent overview in philosophy through the Introduction to Philosophy as well as an excellent grounding in core philosophy subjects such as Ethics, Political Philosophy or Ancient Philosophy, while also retaining the flexibility to customise your own academic path.

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The expertise gained in Philosophy is of great value in many different careers. Philosophy is a good preparation for an academic career, for journalism, law, radio and television and the media in general, for politics and public service, and increasingly, philosophy graduates are being hired by large corporations.

Philosophy graduates are valued for their quick intelligence, and their ability to take an overview on the problem or situation confronting them and, most importantly, their ability to reason clearly and independently and to ‘think outside the box’.



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