Welcome to Philosophy and Religious Studies!
Reisman says that when it comes to complex issues, the abstract and systematic thinking he developed in his philosophy courses helped him make important decisions. "A lot of what we do here at NASA is deciding which new ideas should be [carried forward]," he explains, "and there are all kinds of questions we have to consider. If you choose the wrong thing, the government loses tens of billions of dollars in investment.
"A philosophy major will prepare you for so many aspects of life, not just work, but issues of life and death-if you do it right," he says. " What I would say is get the philosophy degree for your life."
Ms. Madison Buchness, a philosophy major, was elected Secretary of the ECU Pre-Law Society and member of the Executive Board!
Sarah Smith is a philosophy major and a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. She is in the new study area created by the ECU Office of Veterans Services for current and past members of the military.Photo by Michael Seegars, The East Carolinian