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TICKETS FOR THE BIG LECTURE OCT 24, 2014

Tickets for the Philosophy Big Lecture are now available for Sale at the Faculty Center Consultation Room 4A Philosophy Department at Php100/ticket.
  “On Promoting Peace”
   October 24, 2014 (Friday)
   9:00am – 12:00nn
   Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium
Speakers:
Dr. Jeane Peracullo
Dr. Rito Baring
Mr. Cadz Malbarosa

GENDERS STUDY GROUPS ON FEMINISTA

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Philosophy for future CEOs

 

It may sound funny for future business leaders to consider Philosophy for an undergraduate course.  Yet, this article from the Economist reveals that many famous CEOs in mega corporations were Philosophy majors, and that Philosophy offers more than you would have thought it could. Yay!

IT IS hard to rise to the top in business without doing an outward-bound course. You spend a precious weekend in sweaty activity—kayaking, climbing, abseiling and the like. You endure lectures on testing character and building trust. And then you scarper home as fast as you can. These strange rituals may produce a few war stories to be told over a drink. But in general they do nothing more than enrich the companies that arrange them.

It is time to replace this rite of managerial passage with something much more powerful: inward-bound courses. Rather than grappling with nature, business leaders would grapple with big ideas. Rather than proving their leadership abilities by leading people across a ravine, they would do so by leading them across an intellectual chasm. The format would be simple. A handful of future leaders would gather in an isolated hotel and devote themselves to studying great books. They would be deprived of electronic distractions. During the day a tutor would ensure their noses stay in their tomes; in the evening the inward-bounders would be encouraged to relate what they had read to their lives.

For more visit the Economist here.