Why study philosophy? “Plato at the Googleplex” author weighs in

Posted on March 22nd, 2014 by

Rebecca_GoldsteinIn this piece in the ATLANTIC MONTHLY, Rebecca Goldstein, philosopher and author of the recently-published book PLATO AT THE GOOGLEPLEX, offers her arguments for the study of philosophy, and also responds to scientists like Stephen Hawking, who have declared philosophy dead. Why do YOU think one should study philosophy? (Or why do you think it’s dead?)

 

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