What 10 famous people say about the humanities

Source: BBC News

Earlier this week we unpicked a tired trope – the idea that studying humanities is no way to advance your career, especially if you want to be a leader in your field.

In fact, many students of the liberal arts have gone on to shape entire industries. Here are 10 such individuals on the value of the humanities.

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Source: 2008 Harvard commencement address

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Source: USA Today

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Source: 2012 speech to Princeton University

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Source: Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

 

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Categories: Culture, Education, Society

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