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“Philosophy” is derived from Greek words meaning “love of wisdom,” and uses the tools of logic and reason to analyze the ways in which humans experience the world. It teaches critical thinking, close reading, clear writing and logical analysis to understand the world and our place within it. Various courses include an introduction to philosophy, ethics, social and political philosophy and religion.

Philosophy courses, which includes Religion courses, are listed under the four-letter rubric (course prefix) PHIL


Taking philosophy classes at North Lake College is an affordable way to get started before transferring to a four-year college or university. NLC liberal arts students benefit from small class sizes, dedicated instructors and free tutoring.