Bad News for Philosophy Majors

 Posted by on 16 April 2008 at 12:46 pm  Business, Philosophy
Apr 162008

This graph is why parents aren’t always thrilled when their children tell them that they’ve decided to major in philosophy.

(Yes, philosophy can be a fine major. No, I don’t think that this graph says much about long-term earning potential. Many philosophy majors go to law school, and that has a good effect on long-term earnings. It’s philosophy graduate school that kills a person’s earning potential!)

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