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Philosophy

During your degree, you will learn about cutting-edge debates in core areas of philosophy such as ethics, metaphysics, theory of knowledge and political philosophy, as well as studying some of the key thinkers in the history of philosophy, such as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Hume, Mill and Marx. 

You will also develop your skills in reasoning and argumentation by studying formal logic and critical thinking.

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You will also develop your skills in reasoning and argumentation by studying formal logic and critical thinking.

Top 10 in UK
Student Satisfaction: 97% of Philosophy students were satisfied with this course in 2019
(Joint 6th in the UK, NSS)
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Hear from a student

“To anyone considering studying Philosophy at Queen’s I would wholeheartedly recommend it. Having the opportunity to study with lecturers who are not only respected in their field but also enthusiastic about teaching really does make for a fantastic and rewarding experience. The whole Faculty has a unique atmosphere where both students and staff have a genuine passion for the subject which makes for a great university experience. If you’re on the fence at all bite the bullet and go for it!”  

Craig Henderson (BA Philosophy)

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