Why Study Philosophy?
Here are three reasons: Higher Test Scores, Better Jobs, Bigger Pay
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Because it asks fundamental and enduring questions: Who am I? What can I know? How should I act?
Because it develops the ability to think more clearly and deeply about any issue or problem.
Because it calls on both your creativity and your rigor.
Because it uses all your interests and everything you know, from art and literature, history and social sciences, to mathematics and natural sciences.
Because it makes you articulate in speaking and writing, clear in thinking and reasoning, and able to draw connections among ideas of all kinds.
Because you have decisions to make, evidence to weigh, opinions to assess, mysteries to contemplate, a world to understand, a life to live.
Because it's a big and confusing world out there, and someone has to understand it.
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