Philosophy is a discipline with characteristic methods and techniques. The most common technique taught at Shippensburg University is the analysis, and evaluation of concepts and theories. Our faculty in the History and Philosophy Department encourage your interests in, and enthusiasm for, intellectual endeavors and wisdom. Philosophy courses at Ship teach you how to think critically, understand, analyze, and evaluate concepts and theories. Studying philosophy helps us to comprehend peoples' ideas and form intelligent opinions about them. Therefore, a philosophy minor could enhance any course of study.