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Philosophy

A degree in philosophy offers broad training in the major fields of philosophy, with particular strengths in ethics, history of ancient and modern philosophy, logic, metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, political philosophy, Chinese philosophy, epistemology, aesthetics, and philosophy of art.

Career Opportunities

  • Advertising Executive
  • Archivist
  • Computer Programmer
  • Diplomat
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Insurance Agent
  • Librarian
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Public Administrator
  • Social Worker
  • Anthropologist
  • College Administrator
  • Copy Editor
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Freelance Writer
  • Journalist
  • Lobbyist
  • Political Scientist
  • Publisher
  • Systems Analyst
  • Arbitrator
  • College Instructor
  • Criminologist
  • FBI/CIA Agent
  • Historian
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Research Assistant
  • Technical Writer
  • Management Trainee
  • Sales Representative

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Hiring Institutions

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  • Religious Organizations
  • Government Agencies
  • Insurance Companies
  • Libraries
  • Museums
  • Publishing Companies
  • Research Institutes
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Career Paths of Recent Graduates

Related Websites

Jobs in Philosophy
Ethic Jobs
The Chronicle of Higher Education
The Philosophy Major's Career Handbook