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STEM vs liberal arts as preparation for the life of the mind

September 14, 2013 Leave a comment

it used to be we said that liberal arts education provided us the broad creative and critical thinking skills that prepared people for a life of the mind in a challenging and changing world, but I would make the other argument: that STEM is better general preparation for the kinds of rigorous evidence-based thinking that we need to handle chaos and complexity

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