What is the most practical subject to study for economic success? It may well be philosophy! On graduate school entrance exams, philosophy students outperform other humanities students, and even most STEM students, in combined verbal and quantitative scores. Philosophy students excel in high-tech professions.
The Trump administration recently released its budget blueprint which includes elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), as well as the National Endowment for the Arts, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and the Institute for Museum and Library Services in the FY18 budget.
“Isn’t this supposed to be a tragedy?” begins Stacie,* a mother participating in a Connections book discussion at Goffstown State Prison for Women. “Sometimes I think Shakespeare is making fun of Romeo and Juliet.”