Rising university fees and limited employment prospects for graduates have led some people to say that universities should not teach arts subjects, like philosophy and history, and should only offer practical degree courses that maximise chances of employment. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Students spend a great deal of time and money on tertiary study;
therefore
,
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Vocational
vocational
subjects would be a better investment in terms of immediate job
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Opportunities
opportunities
.
However
, not everyone has an aptitude for science, engineering or
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Medicine
medicine
, and there is a need for graduates with expertise gained from
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the arts
arts
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Courses
courses
. In subjects
such
as philosophy, students learn a valuable set of skills. They become
tending to become more severe or wider in scope
Active
active
thinkers who learn how to solve problems, rather than passive learners who
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Memorizing
Memorise
memorise
facts and other people’s ideas. Philosophy students become proficient at
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Critical
critical
and moral thinking, argumentation and debate. The ability to examine
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And
and
analyse topical issues or challenge the status quo is very important. After all,
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Someone
someone
needs to question the results or indeed the usefulness of scientific
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Research
research
, the politician’s assertions, and historical events and assumptions in
applying to all or most members of a category or group
General
general
. What is more, scandals in business and government emphasise the
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Need
need
for ethics in the corporate and
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the public domain
public domain
. The sciences and business are clearly very important for our community, and those
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Who
who
have talent should, of course, pursue a university degree and a career in
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those?
those
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Fields
fields
. If,
however
, they
also
have training in logic and analytical thinking or a broad general knowledge from studying arts subjects, they are more likely to be
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Able
able
to solve problems, create initiatives, identify bias and avoid major pitfalls as
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They
they
progress through their careers. In short, I wholeheartedly disagree with the statement that arts subjects should
negation of a word or group of words
Not
not
be taught. I suggest that every student should have instruction in philosophy,
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History
history
or other arts subjects, even if they elect to major in the sciences, because
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Learning
L earning
l earning
critical thinking skills, and developing a wide background knowledge, will
financial assistance in time of need
Benefit
benefit
them enormously in later life.
In addition
to
this
general training, we need
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Specialist
specialist
graduates in arts subjects to make their contribution to a well-rounded
an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
Society
society
.

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