Geneva College

 

 

Philosophy Major

  • Dr. Robert Frazier

    Professor of Philosophy,published “Ressentiment in Kierkegaard” in the Midwestern Journal of Theology.

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Philosophy at Geneva College provides students with an introduction to fundamental philosophical ideas, encourages critical evaluation of various philosophic positions in the light of Christian revelation and develops a systematic view of reality which is consistent with the Christian faith. Majoring in philosophy equips students to engage the fundamental questions of life from a Christian point of view.

Some classes you might take

  • Entry level: Introduction to Philosophy, Logic and Ethics
  • Apprenticeship courses: Christian Understanding of Life, Augustine and C.S. Lewis
  • Famous philosopher courses: Plato and Aristotle, Aquinas, Kierkegaard and Nietzsche, Contemporary Philosophers, Postmodern Philosophers, Women Philosophers and others.
  • Specialty courses: Philosophy for Theology, Philosophy of Science, Political Philosophy and others.

What can you do with a philosophy degree?

A degree in philosophy will prepare you for a variety of fields, including but not limited to:

  • Law
  • Education
  • Journalism
  • Ministry


 

Point of Excellence

Geneva’s general engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

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Upcoming Events
Apr24
Theatre production: Comic Relief
Bagpiper Theater 8:00 p.m.

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April 30, 2013
Attempt at world record planned for May 6
In celebration of Dr. Dean Smith’s retirement announcement, the Geneva community will attempt to gather nearly 600 people for a game of knockout.
February 3, 2014
Dr. Curtis translates three songs for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
The PSO will perform the pieces during a free February 13 concert at East Liberty Presbyterian Church.
November 4, 2013
Dr. Gabriel Barkay to speak about archaeology in Jerusalem
The celebrated archaeological excavator will be on campus November 11.
March 7, 2014
Dr. Meek publishes "A Little Manual for Knowing"
The book presents an eight-step approach to epistemology—the study of the nature of knowledge.
March 25, 2014
Dr. Merold Westphal to visit Geneva for annual Bitar Lecture Series
Westphal, a renowned philosopher and author, will speak on Apr. 8-9.
October 30, 2013
Explore Geneva’s liberal arts majors
November’s Open House includes unique opportunities for those interested in majoring in English, history, political science, sociology, communications, philosophy or music.