Philosophy and Religious Studies
The mission of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies is at the core of the liberal arts education at Marist College. Philosophy seeks answers to questions concerning the nature and value of existence, the scope of human knowledge, what is right, good, and what constitutes the best form of social life. Read more>>
Philosophy has definitely helped me in my career... For one, I think that a philosophy major is the best possible preparation for law school. Law school is fairly unique among graduate schools in that it is primarily taught using the Socratic Method, which requires students to be able to think critically on their feet and defend their argument or point of view to the professor and other students. Read more >>
On April 4-5, 2014 Marist will host the Fourth Mid-Hudson Valley Undergraduate Philosophy Conference. The deadline for submissions is February 15th, 2014. Last year's program can be found here.