Why study philosophy? Because it’s fascinating, intellectually stimulating, and helpful in winning arguments. But there are other good reasons. Here are some links to information on this subject:
- Why Study Philosophy?, a nice collection from Pepperdine.
- Another Why Study Philosophy?, this one from USC.
- Philosophy students and verbal/mathematical abilities (via Discover)
- What Can I Do With A Humanities Degree? (via U. of Central Florida)
- Yet another Why Study Philosophy (via U. West Georgia)
- And still another Why Study Philosophy (via St. Louis U.)
- GRE Scores by Intended Graduate Major (via NC State U.)
- Philosophy students in the work force (via The Guardian)
- Surprise: Humanities Degrees Provide Great Return On Investment, with Philosophy leading the way (via Forbes)
And if you’re already a philosophy student, here’s a bunch of links to helpful resource on writing papers, going to grad school, getting a job, and the like, and a Philosophy Student Survival Guide from Wadsworth.