Are the Humanities Useful? The Problem is in the Question

In this interview with Peter Unger, in which we essentially learn that philosophy is not useful, there are larger implications that can, and maybe should, be considered. One could say the humanities in general are pointless or without use if you judge “use” as the ability to constantly churn out “new” ground breaking material that physically improves humanity,… Read More Are the Humanities Useful? The Problem is in the Question

Encouragement for the Liberal Arts’ Job Hunter

I found this article while perusing http://www.idealist.org.  They have an entire career support blogging for humanities majors and I have found it incredibly encouraging and helpful.  The author of this blog is Ashely Lee, a Visual Arts major with minors in Psychology and Women’s Studies.  She discusses how going to college as an 18-year-old she… Read More Encouragement for the Liberal Arts’ Job Hunter