Saving humanities from the STEM promised Land?

Posted by Peter Rudin on 16. August 2019 in News

Education and labor policy makers, tech-believers and business followers should realize that for a graduate ‘entering the job market’ is not about one’s first job. On the contrary, it is preparing to manage a very extensive career, holding several occupations and even different professions (with diverse contract typologies and affiliations) throughout one’s life.

In the face of the STEMs, we see how history, philosophy, literature, languages and art in any shape or form, are much more than mere diplomas to be accumulated to get a job. They are knowledge to be gathered forever for one’s personal life as well. Education is knowledge accrued and of tremendous relevance in the construct of one’s personality.

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