Welcome to the University of South Alabama Philosophy Department
The Philosophy Department at USA offers an outstanding opportunity to receive a broad, intellectually stimulating education in a small, supportive, and friendly department.
Philosophy is a discipline that uses logic and reasoning to investigate issues such as the nature of reality, the nature of knowledge, possible reasons for or against the existence of God, ethical rights and obligations, and many other topics. Philosophy students learn how to objectively examine others' beliefs, to construct thorough arguments of their own, and to interpret complex information. As such, the philosophy major is a superb way to prepare yourself for a professional career. Philosophy majors consistently score at or near the top of the entrance examinations for law school, medical school, business school, and graduate school.
Please visit the side-bar links for further information about the discipline of philosophy, the value of a philosophy major, and the many opportunities offered by the USA Philosophy Department.
We are happy to welcome to the department Dr. Allison Krile Thornton!