Read some of our former students' reflections on their experience of studying philosophy at Sewanee below. We are currently trying to reach out to more of our alumni, so if you studied philosophy here and would be willing to contribute a brief testimonial, we'd love to hear from you! Contact Mark Hopwood at firstname.lastname@example.org, or any of our other faculty members.
"It really is an incredible feeling to apply the skills I cultivated during my time at Sewanee to my law school classes." (Went on to law school at the University of Memphis.)Read More
"Quite simply, I think I've learned how to think from being a philosophy major." (Went on to pursue a PhD in Biological and Biomedical Sciences at Yale University.)Read More
"The philosophy major at Sewanee prepares you to do anything in life, wherever your interests may lead you." (Went on to pursue a Master's degree in Landscape Architecture.)Read More
"Training in philosophy has helped me to make decisions for my life that correspond to my moral and spiritual ideals." (Went on to run a non-profit theater company in Ireland.)Read More
"Having gone through the rigor of the philosophy major at Sewanee, I am happy to say that I can now read and write about anything." (Went on to law school.)Read More
"Philosophy is an excellent preparation for legal studies because it teaches you critical thinking, logical analysis and the art of persuasive argument. For this same reason, it is an excellent preparation for anything that requires thought or expression." (Went on to law school.)Read More