Loyola University Maryland

Philosophy Department

Learning Aims

Students majoring in philosophy will demonstrate mastery in the following areas:

  • Philosophy students will become meaningfully conversant with a range of primary texts by prominent philosophers.

  • Philosophy students will come to possess an understanding of the historical development and diversity of philosophical inquiry.

  • Philosophy students will learn to identify, construct, and critically evaluate philosophical arguments and discourse.

Peter Friedrichs


Peter's Jesuit education has led him to develop innovative approaches to problem-solving, which will serve him well as a lawyer

Writing, Philosophy