Are Long-term Job Prospects Better for Philosophers than for Engineers?

Why philsopher’s might be optimistic about future job prospects, form Matt Buriesci at Guernia.com, in the ironically titled article “The Arts and Humanities aren’t Worth a Dime.”

Yes, really, Buriesci is predicting that future job prospects for philosophers are more promising than for engineers.  Engineers can be replaced with algorithms, but sound judgment, appreciation of history, and appreciation of art is not.

Warning: This is not a quick obvious read.  There is irony, twists, and turns, in how he develops his article, and he reaches his main point at the end of the article.

 

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