Philosophy Department

The study of philosophy begins with questions that are as personal as they are universal: What truths can I know? How should I live? Who, or what, am I? Where is my place in the grand scheme of things? To respond fruitfully to such questions requires training in critical habits of mind, learning from the rich traditions and the great minds that have reflected on such questions and engaging in lively discussion with a community of inquirers.

Degrees offered: BA, minor

Scholarly Excellence - Philosophy

Jason Wirth, PhD: He loves Socrates, Plato, Diogenes, and Nietzsche. He cherishes the philosophies of Asia and indigenous peoples. Philosophy Professor Jason Wirth, a Zen priest, blames the Jesuits for instilling a lifelong passion for philosophy, a passion he instills in his students. Read more here.

 

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Maria Carl, PhD
Chair
Casey 430-14
206.296.5465
MCARL@seattleu.edu

Kate Reynolds
Administrative Assistant
Casey 430
206.296.5470
reynoldk@seattleu.edu