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Q&A with Matt Bonzo

Cardus - Q&A with Matt Bonzo, Professor of Philosophy, Cornerstone University.

Comment: What are the biggest challenges facing recent graduates who hope to do the kind of work you do?

Matt Bonzo: Aside from the challenge of finding a position in an academic institution, I think the biggest challenge is the temptation to overspecialize in order to advance in the profession. When philosophy loses its ability to see the big picture and to help recognize connections, I think it becomes a game unto itself. As Wendell Berry says, "If fragmentation is the problem, fragmentation isn't the solution." I don't think philosophy helps when it isolates one from lived existence. READ MORE ...


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