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Service Learning: Linking Theory to Practice

Students in Dr. Rekha Nath’s philosophy classes posed a difficult question: How do the theories they study apply in the real world? Those enrolled in Nath’s service-learning course, PHL 231 Social Justice in Practice, are finding answers. By working with local nonprofit agencies, students are able to observe for themselves the inherent difficulties and real-life applications of political philosophy as they surface. For example, Ben McCormick, an aspiring doctor, finds a connection between philosophy and his intended career. “I think […]

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