New England College is a creative and supportive learning community that challenges individuals to transform themselves and their world.
New England College (NEC) is recognized as one of America's "Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report. New England College has military benefits that may be available to students who are associated with the U.S. military. New England College emphasizes experiential learning as an essential component in the development of an enduring academic community. Building upon a strong liberal arts foundation, we challenge our students to reach their full potential through informed discourse and the pursuit of excellence in a framework of academic freedom.
The discipline of philosophy is one of the most valuable courses of study an individual might seek to
undertake. Understanding critical inquiry as necessary for the cultivation of human good, the discipline of
philosophy involves the development of critical reflection, good reasoning, and an applied understanding of
the inter-relationship between theory and practice in order to promote serious consideration of the question,
―How ought we to live?‖ Therefore the course of study outlined for majoring in philosophy at New
England College provides students with a classical philosophical foundation and historical context for the
on-going exploration of social, cultural and political concerns.