Posters for Philosophy Departments (and others who want them)

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Robert E. Rubin: “Philosophy Prepared Me for a Career in Finance and Government”

Robert Rubin was the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1995-1999. He started out his career at Harvard University, but of all of his courses, it was his first philosophy class that he chose to write about in The New York Times. “Professor Demos would use Plato and other great philosophers to demonstrate that proving any … More Robert E. Rubin: “Philosophy Prepared Me for a Career in Finance and Government”

A case for majoring in philosophy, from Forbes.

Philosophy majors can do just about anything. So, it is not surprising that Travis Chamberlain, started out in the military, then made his way to the one of the most prestigious universities in the world: The London School of Economics. In a recent article on Forbes.com, he outlines one of the central arguments for a philosophy degree. He writes: “The surprisingly robust … More A case for majoring in philosophy, from Forbes.

Susan Sontag

University of Chicago (1951) Award winning essayist, filmmaker, teacher and political activist. Her well-known works include On Photography, Styles of Radical Will, Illness as Metaphor, Regarding the Pain of Others, and Against Interpretation.