College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Philosophy and Psychology
Our undergraduate degree in Philosophy and Psychology acquaints students with some of the main figures and fields of western philosophy. At the same time, students develop an understanding of psychological science and principles of behavior through classroom instruction and hands-on participation in research projects. Overall, students learn about the relationship between scientific and philosophical conceptions of mind, body, and behavior while strengthening their ability to think logically, critically, and ethically.
Sample courses in this program include:
- PL311, History of Ancient Philosophy
- PL343, Philosophy of Science
- PL345, Contemporary Social and Political Philosophy
- PL346, Philosophy of Mind
- PL363, Biomedical Ethics
- PL364, Ethics & International Relations
Please visit the Butler University Bulletin for more course information.
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The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) attracts the kinds of students who are never satisfied with the status quo. Our quest for knowledge is both timeless and modern.
We immerse students in the oldest teachings, but also the latest learnings in culture and language, science and technology, psychology and philosophy. In all disciplines, we incorporate research, encouraging students to question everything and meticulously test new theories. Communication is emphasized, teaching students to negotiate, debate, and effectively disseminate information.
LAS students are committed to being thoughtful practitioners of whatever field they choose, resulting in graduates who are engaged in their careers, active in their communities, and continually learning and leading.