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Kristina Grob is an assistant professor of philosophy at the University of South Carolina Sumter. She is the author of the paper “Teaching the Students We Have So They Become the Learners They Need to Be: Metacognition in Philosophy at Two-Year Colleges.”
Surveying the world from beneath the columns of the Academy of Athens, in Greece. (iStock/sarra22)
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Kristina Grob
It is a myth that a degree in philosophy is “worthless,” writes Kristina Grob. Not only does it provide job skills, studying philosophy helps us to clarify the values guiding our lives.