A Study on the Curriculum Setting and Characteristics of the Undergraduate Philosophy Major at Oxford University

Wenting XU, Shuyun LUO, Zhimin TAN


The philosophy faculty at Oxford University is ancient and stately, with profound cultural background and a good tradition of philosophical concept of education and training target, which influences the philosophical education in Britain and even in the whole world. By cultivating the students’ ability of reading, logical thinking and critical thinking, it encourages students to correctly understand the world and use the knowledge effectively to solve various practical problems. This article tries to sort out the development of undergraduates’ education of philosophy at Oxford University, to analyze the curriculum setting of philosophy in the latest ten years, and to summarize the characteristics of philosophy education.


Oxford University; Philosophy; Courses; Characteristics

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