The University of Louisiana at Lafayette

 Minor in Philosophy   

David Hume

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Some Famous Philosophy Majors


Government


    Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

    Rudi Giuliani, former Mayor of New York City

    Thomas Jefferson, U. S. President

    Robert McNamara, former Secretary of Defense

    Richard Riorden, Former Mayor of Los Angeles

    David Souter, Supreme Court Justice

    George Stephanopoulos, former Press Secretary


Business

    Carl C. Icahn, corporate raider

    Frank Moran, founder of Plante and Moran

    George Soros, financier and philanthropist


The Arts

    Wes Anderson, director, The Royal Tannenbaums

    Pearl Buck, Nobel Prize for Literature

    Ethan Coen, filmmaker

    Umberto Eco, novelist

    Martin Gardner, author

    Richard Gere, actor

    Philip Glass, composer

    Bruce Lee, martial artist and actor

    Elmore Leonard, author

    Iris Murdoch, author

    Bertrand Russell, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature

    Jean-Paul Sartre, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature

    Gene Siskel, movie critic


Other

    Stokely Carmichael/Kwame Ture, civil rights leader

    Phil Jackson, NBA coach

    Aung San Suu Kyi, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

    Madelyn Murray O'Hare, civil rights activist

    Pope John Paul II, religious leader

    Mario Savio, civil rights leader

    Albert Schweitzer, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

    John Stoltzmann, winner of the World Poker Open



PLEASE NOTE: The Philosophy Program does not guarantee that all philosophy majors will win a Nobel Prize.



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