Civil rights activist and late Senator John Lewis once said: “Philosophy . . . helps you see the contradiction between what is and what ought to be.”
The study of Philosophy trains you to develop habits and elegance of thought. It helps you find clarity and logic when you examine difficult issues. You learn to ask questions, to take apart beliefs and preconceptions, to solve problems and think critically.
Studying philosophy is valuable no matter what career path you pursue. Philosophy students wind up in a wide variety of thinking careers including working as a(n): comedian, novelist, journalist, activist, politician, writer, actor, producer, professor, and in business.
There are many reasons to study philosophy at Heartland Community College:
Applying early is encouraged, so you can get the classes you need at the times you want. Visit heartland.edu/application to apply today!