Recent articles about Philosophy and the workplace

Here are some additional articles about philosophy and the workplace.

Key to Innovation: Hire a Philosophy Major

This is a commentary on a 2013 piece in the New York Times called “How to get a job with a philosophy degree” (previously linked from this blog). The author of this article argues that the case in favour of philosophy is significantly stronger than the one made in the New York Times.

Don’t kid yourself about BAs

This is a 2014 opinion piece in TimesLive by Jonathan Jansen, Rector of the University of the Free State in South  Africa. It is focused on the value of humanities education in general, rather than philosophy specifically, but refers to analytical skills that are especially emphasises in philosophy.

Philosophy’s Popularity Soars

In this piece from California Magazine (the alumnus magazine of the University of California at Berkeley) Patricia Yolin focuses on the growing popularity of philosophy at UCB, and includes comments by a number of recent philosophy graduates working in a wide range of fields.

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