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Department of Philosophy


As a part of the College of Arts and Sciences, Liberty University's Philosophy Department offers a Master of Arts in Philosophy, a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and a Philosophy minor. The major in Philosophy is designed to provide a thorough, biblically-based, cognitive, and spiritual foundation for serving others effectively in the university, workplace, occupational field or ministry.

Degree Programs



Advising:  Juniors and Seniors

Junior and senior Philosophy Majors who would like to meet with an advisor or faculty member, please email to set up an appointment.

Note from the Chair

Dr. Edward MartinThe Department of Philosophy offers many vital courses that will allow you to profitably navigate the times we live in, correctly interpret and resiliently apply biblical truth for living a good and beautiful life based on the absolute authority of God's Word over us, and expressly act as an intellectual agent of transformation and good thinking in our culture, all to the Glory of God!

— Dr. Ed Martin, Chairman, Philosophy


Student Testimonials

Quote Every professor that I worked with taught me the value of doing rigorous philosophy... The faculty members are both academically challenging and warm; they are always open for discussion and meeting outside of the classroom."
– J. T. Turner, MA in Religious Studies
Quote I learned to have confidence in the truth. I found the brilliant beauty that hides behind the "grey areas" in the black and white world of religion."
– Becky Melton, BS in Nursing

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Graduate Student Spotlight

Graduate Student - Turner

Roger Turner - ...I knew I could get the training I wanted by going back to Liberty. Read More...

Contact Us
(434) 592-4366
(434) 522-0401
DeMoss 4004
staff Philosophy Faculty

Dr. Edward Martin, Co-Chairman
(434) 582-2592

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