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Why Study Philosophy?

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Philosophy develops critical reasoning skills, clarity in thought and language, and competence in synthesizing a good deal of information into a systematic, coherent picture.  These abilities form a core part of the skill set for anyone who hopes to flourish in a complex, diverse, multicultural world.

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Professor Jennifer Lackey has been awarded a 1- Million Mellon Grant in support of the Northwestern Prison Education Program.

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