Philosophy is a practice at Hamilton, where your professors will encourage you to be engaged and to apply your training beyond the classroom. For instance, philosophy majors have developed and taught philosophy mini-classes to their peers and to local high school students.
Emi Birch ’14 had a high school teacher who inspired her love of physics, and her first year at Hamilton College, she encountered a professor who did the same with philosophy. It changed her academic life. She majored in both subjects.More >>
When whimsy and opportunity collided, says Cara Chard ’03, she learned to keep bees on a Brooklyn rooftop. It was her introduction to the burgeoning world of urban agriculture. “Opportunities that I hadn't previously known to exist presented themselves, and I took them,” she says, She ran a farm-based learning program in Brooklyn for three years and then became the first employee of City Growers. She’s now executive director at the nonprofit, which provides students with hands-on food and farm education on rooftop farms.More >>
Hamilton graduates who concentrated in philosophy are pursuing careers in a variety of fields, including: