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'Teaching Plato to Plumbers': Liberal Arts Not Just for Elite

Scott Samuelson, who teaches philosophy at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, believes that learning liberal arts and humanities isn't just for the elite. Samuelson was on a plane when he told a fellow passenger he teaches philosophy at a community college. The passenger replied, "So you teach Plato to plumbers?"

Take a look at the article in The Atlantic


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