Career perspectives Philosophy of Humanity and Culture

Your skills as a philosopher

As a philosophy graduate you are able to critically analyze social, political and ethical issues. You can provide striking and well-founded answers to questions society is confronted with. In this you apply your sound knowledge of classical as well as state-of-the-art philosophical insights from ethics, social and political philosophy, and philosophy of science.

You have been trained to build your argumentation carefully and meticulously and to evaluate the arguments put forward by others. You can express your argumentation as well as your analysis of the argumentation given by others in a clear fashion, whether it be in writing, in an oral presentation, or in a debate.

Fields of activity

Philosophers are found in all kinds of positions that require a broad general knowledge, a sharp mind, and excellent communication skills. You find them in local and national government, in ministries, in journalism, but also in the world of business and in all types of education. Think of positions like:

  • Academic researcher / PhD
  • Journalist
  • Writer
  • Editor
  • Program maker
  • Educator in arts and culture
  • Artist
  • Life coach
  • Organizer or staff involved in the organization of cultural events such as critical debates and film programs

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