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What is time? The obvious answer could arrive by looking at your watch and uttering back an answer. But, to a philosophical mind, there are countless answers.

Every person has a different view on life, therefore a different view on what the answer is. In essence, every person has the ability to have a personal philosophy on any aspect of life.

Philosophy is a challenge to every day thought. Aristotle once said, "It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."

The Philosophy program at Lake Michigan College will challenge your way of processing thought and your overall approach to thinking. You will develop critical thinking skills that, no matter what career you desire to have, will be applicable.

Career Information

According to Lake Michigan College program coordinator Dr. K. Sundaram, "a philosophical mind will try to understand the basic principles that govern our lives. It is the goal of the Philosophy department to have our students obtain the ability to understand and define concepts, then apply them to life."

Once you have a bachelor's degree in philosophy, some career paths you could follow are:

  • Finance
  • Publishing
  • Editing
  • Government
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Classroom Experience

Lake Michigan College program instructor Dr. K. Sundaram, says it is his goal to have every student thinking sharper and thinking in broader terms, outside the norm. The philosophy courses will equip you with the appropriate tools to analyze arguments, which in turn, will allow you to accept or reject the determined outcome.
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