Thursday, November 15, 2012

Another Defense of the Liberal Arts

Vivek Ranadive, one of those super successful computing entrepreneurs, argues in Forbes that "A Liberal Arts Degree is More Valuable Than Learning Any Trade."  One proof: the market cap of Apple beats the market cap of Microsoft. And, as a bonus, Paul Cohen critiques Lawrence Summers, the former President of Harvard University, who earlier this year argued that it is a waste of time for English speakers to learn a foreign language.  See here..

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