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Philosophy, Department of


350 University Hall
230 N Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210

Richard Samuels

Philosophy literally translated means “love of wisdom,” but the discipline involves so much more. Philosophy addresses the fundamental problems of existence, values, mind and language. It is a catalyst for innovation and a demonstration of the power of human reasoning. Studying philosophy helps you think critically and creatively, and is the foundational basis for any number of rewarding careers.