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studying philosophy "sharpens your mind and trains your ability to process complex thoughts no matter what field you are in."
So what about my arts degree?
By contrast, it has not dated much at all.
There have certainly been changes in the way topics like feminism and race are discussed. But the main skills you learn in a humanities degree are timeless: critical reading, critical thinking, communication of complex ideas, and most importantly (in my opinion) logical reasoning.
These skills have made me a far better engineer than I would have been without them, and I expect the same is true for most others with an arts degree, no matter which field they enter.
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“Philosophy is one of the most important things that can be introduced into the corporate world today."