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Department of Philosophy and Religion

We bring ethical analysis, the study of religion, and philosophical methods to bear on complex social, political and environmental issues to improve understanding and contribute to solutions.

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People ask how experiential education works in Philosophy and Religion. These pathways answer just that.  


Welcome to the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Northeastern University. Our department is filled with faculty and students who love to think, research and talk about “the big questions,” as well as about current events involving ethics, religion, and philosophy. We have a vibrant intellectual community that is committed to applying philosophical and religious studies research and methods to contemporary issues.
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