Priceless: The Value of the Humanities

Ian Mitroff
3 min readMay 24, 2024

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In Op-Ed in The New York Times, Agnes Callard, an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago, raises a disturbing issue. Namely, as a Teacher of the Humanities, she doesn’t know what their value is[i]. However, in…

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