Binghamton University Philosophy Department

Presidential Diversity Fellow Brings Ancient Philosophy to Life

To fully understand the work of particular philosophers, read the work of their predecessors. For Mateo Duque, that means going back to the very beginning.


From logic and reason to ethics, politics and the structure of knowledge itself, philosophy is one of the major pillars of civilization. The field encourages us to think deeply, ask the big questions and look at the larger picture. Philosophy majors are also well-prepared to ace the tests needed for graduate, business and law school admission. They also have the highest rate of admission into medical school of any major. Read More.