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The Department of Religious Studies
In a global context, the study of religion and philosophy offers students access to some of the most ancient and enduring traditions shaping our contemporary world. A liberal arts education focusing on these disciplines provides an important exposure to cultural diversity, a basis for engaged and compassionate social action, and complex critical thinking skills vital for virtually all professional pursuits.
General Links & Resources
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a useful resource for the study of philosophy, as is the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
The Feminist Philosopher’s Blog is a compendium of feminist related news in the philosophy profession.
Leslie Dorrough Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Religious Studies; Chair of the Women’s and Gender Studies Department.
P: 816-501-3684 / E: leslie.smith