Global and Comparative Perspectives in Philosophy

Do you enjoy discussing topical issues in science and society? Do you want to know more about their historical context, or about alternative conceptions used in different cultures? Do you feel that some current debates fail to address the proper questions, but you’re not sure how to articulate this feeling? Then the bachelor’s in Philosophy: Global and Comparative Perspectives is the programme for you.

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Brand new and well-established

The new Philosophy track builds upon Leiden’s strong scholarly tradition in political and continental philosophy, while enriching the curriculum with traditions of thought from around the world. Students will have both a thorough foundation in traditional subjects and a broad window onto current issues. The programme offers a solid and inclusive balance.

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“The Philosophy programme will broaden your outlook on the world. In Comparative Philosophy, for example, you will learn to approach issues in Western philosophy based on philosophical notions taken from Buddhist or Taoist traditions. You will gain surprising new insights that may radically change your world view.”