Philosophy and Religious Studies

Ultimate questions, deepest reflections.

Philosophy and Religious Studies are different majors but share a concern with the fundamentals of human existence.

Philosophy students investigate the very possibility of knowledge, the basic structure of what there is, and the complications of judgments about what we should or ought to do.   Learn more

Religious Studies students explore various religious traditions and their histories, the nature of the religious experience, and the relation of religion to love and sexuality, social cohesion and transformation, and violence. Learn more 

Philosophy and Religious Studies News

Alumni Spotlight: A Purposeful Life

Philadelphia attorney (and Ursinus Philosophy major) Tracie Johnson ’13 works to create career pathways for women and girls of color who face barriers to employment and higher education
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