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Three Reasons Why You Should Consider A Philosophy Degree

Posted by Alec on 12/27/17 5:23 PM

In my senior year as a business undergraduate, I stumbled on philosophy. At a used bookstore I’d been going to for years I picked up a philosophy text instead of my usual fiction. The book was Freud’s Civilization and its Discontents, in which he argues that a fundamental source of unhappiness is the tension between innate human desires and essential features of society. Reading it undermined my mode of approaching life.

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