Why Study Philosophy at CSB/SJU?

Dewey says philosophy is necessary, and maybe it is; people operate on philosophical assumptions all the time when they claim that stealing is wrong, or that they know they’re sitting in a chair. But why should you study it in college?

College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Erica Stonestreet
Chair, Philosophy Department
SJU Quad 362F

Laura Schmitz
Department Coordinator
SJU Quad 362D