Be a Change Maker... with a Degree in Philosophy
Alumnus Pete Stoy finds 'truth and meaning' in healthcare executive leadershipPete Stoy came to OHIO thinking he was preparing for law school. Instead, he turned his philosophy degree into a career in healthcare executive leadership.
Sarah Ladipo interned on Capitol HillProfessors “sparked a fire in me for politics and philosophy — they made me realize that through civic engagement I can make such a big difference,” she says.
Sebastian Johnson studied Western philosophers on his way to law schoolHis intellectual journey at OHIO traveled through Enlightenment philosophers, influential Western writers, and even visits to Oxford and Cambridge.
Students probe timeless questions and put their curiosity to work exploring yesterday, today and tomorrow.
Engage in Civil Debate
"Tough-minded but civil discussion of contentious issues remains a fixture of my day-to-day life," says Matthew Jordan.
Pursue a Life of Letters
"A philosopher must have a keen eye for the suspicious premise, the questionable inference," says Eric Smaw '98M.A.
Study with Active Researchers
Work with faculty pursuing scholarship on pressing and perennial issues.
Put Your Mind to Work
Philosophers are trained to think, speak, and write clearly, critically, and independently.
Interact with Leading Philosophers
Meet and interact with leading philosophers who come to campus for lectures and the Philosophy Forum.