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We’re excited that you’ve joined the conversation! At HMU, we want to continue the great authors’ conversations in a contemporary context, and this blog will help us do that. We look back to Aristotle and the early philosophers who used reason and discourse to gain wisdom and now we endeavor to do the same every day.


September 16, 2016

Thanks to Gary Schoepfel, HMU Tutor, for today’s post.

I have spent the greater part of my life swimming in the humanities. With the arrival of the “new school year” comes two perennial and troubling questions I ask myself each September. What good do I get from reading, writing, discussing, and thinking about those many things we pigeonhole under that heading, humanities? And what business do I have “selling” this stuff to anyone?

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