Philosophy and Religious Studies

Ultimate questions, deepest reflections.

Philosophy and Religious Studies are different majors but share a concern with the fundamentals of human existence.

Philosophy students investigate the very possibility of knowledge, the basic structure of what there is, and the complications of judgments about what we should or ought to do.   Learn more

Religious Studies students explore various religious traditions and their histories, the nature of the religious experience, and the relation of religion to love and sexuality, social cohesion and transformation, and violence. Learn more 

Philosophy and Religious Studies News

Trey Dykeman ’25 to Study at Ancient Scottish University as a St. Andrews Scholar

Each year, the St. Andrews Society of Philadelphia selects a small group of American students from only 30 participating institutions to study at the oldest universities in the English-speaking world. This year, Trey Dykeman 25 was the society’s favored recipient.
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