Philosophy comes from the Greek words meaning 'love of wisdom'. It will involve you in thinking about thinking and learning to question basic beliefs, assumptions and ideas whilst searching for truth. Philosophy teaches you to think in a clear, logical and creative way that will help you in other subject areas and in most areas of life where critical and inventive thinking is valued. Students who study Philosophy find it challenging and exciting and many say that it changes their outlook in ways that they find useful and rewarding. Enlightenment is not guaranteed but studying Philosophy should make you and your life more interesting!