Philosophy

Philosophy as we know it can be traced back to the time of the Ancient Greeks – the word itself is derived from the Greek for ‘love of knowledge’. Its nature as a study of humanity means that it is less prone to going out of date than some subjects, so to study philosophy is to immerse yourself in an absolutely huge continuum of ideas and debates both past and present.



But that is not to say, however, that new developments are not being made; the past hundred years or so have produced some of the most important and significant philosophical thought there is.



It is, of course, a subject which tends to creep into other disciplines, particularly social sciences and humanities subjects like literature, politics, and the history of art, but also the ‘hard’ sciences – for instance when it comes to analyzing the ethical implications of a research project.

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Institution Name
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Campus Style
Institution Size
Selectivity
Education Model
An Example University
UK
Give the reader a sense of what your campus is like
Small
Selective
Give a sense of your education model - e.g. Liberal Arts, or Single Subject focused
American University
USA
Our 91-acre campus is located in northwest of Washington DC
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Brussels School of Governance (Vesalius College)
Belgium
City Campus
Small Institution <5000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model)
University of Cambridge
UK
A Collegiate University offering the benefits of both campus and city life
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Extremely Selective (<10% admitted) - Generally 7,7,6 at HL and may be subject specific
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
University of Chichester
UK
City Island Campus - Our main campus is just fifteen minutes walk from Chichester city centre.
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Less Selective (>75% admitted) - certain courses are more competitive than others and therefore more selective.
Both Single and Dual honours at Undergraduate with a focus on practical application
University of Essex
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Less Selective (>75% admitted)
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
The University of Hong Kong (HKU)
Hong Kong
City Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated and Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution
Hampshire College
USA
Large rural campus (over 300 hectares) including a sustainable farm, bordered by forest and mountains.
Small Institution <5000
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted) - No minimum grade requirements; applicants are assessed in a comprehensive, holistic review process.
Students design customized programs of study in collaboration with hand-picked faculty committees.
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