Cultivating discernment


Work toward responsible and responsive reason

Students in the philosophy program at Trinity learn to look beyond surface ideas and actions to study what’s beneath—the deeper conceptual ideas, cultural-historical context, and religious commitments that drive people to say and do what they do.


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When you pursue a B.A. in philosophy at Trinity, you will become an intellectual with vision and wisdom, and part of a scholarly community dedicated to cultivating Christian discernment.


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Philosophy Minor

A minor in philosophy will help you to bring greater reflective depth and perspective to any major at Trinity.

Department Chair

Aron Reppmann

Professor of Philosophy; Department Chair; Director of New Faculty Formation
Phone: 708.239.4750    Email:

Before Aron Reppmann ’92 decided to major in philosophy, one of his Trinity philosophy professors gave him some frank advice.