Defense of the Liberal Arts

Science is for understanding. The humanities find happiness in knowledge

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 14:37

“How am I to be happy, or, more philosophically: how am I to live?”

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 14:37

Want a Great Employee? Hire a Liberal Arts Major

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 10:59

Feb. 20, 2018 – Randall Stross, Ph.D., is on a mission. He wants more employers — including tech companies — to rethink hiring only college graduates in what he calls the “applied majors,” which include engineering, business, economics, and nursing, among other fields. Dr.

This $75 million gift might make higher ed question its obsession with science and tech

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 15:59

During his unsuccessful campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, Marco Rubio made the dubious (and grammatically unsound) assertion that “we need more welders and less philosophers.”

Bill Miller clearly disagrees with the Florida senator.