Use rational argument to make sense of ourselves and the world we live in. Explore – and attempt to answer – some of the oldest and most complex questions raised by natural science, art and literature, language and communication, and history.
At St Andrews, you will become grounded in philosophical tradition and learn how to independently assess your own arguments.
The Department of Philosophy is a large centre of philosophical study which offers a range of courses at every level. The Department provides a rich and varied programme of distinguished visiting scholars and lecturers.
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