10 Jan 2017

Philosohpy: In the digital age

Teaching philosophy to children enables them to discover 'what is the good life'. Blease highlights that this has never been so important as now in the rapidly changing intelligent age. Blease argues that "with jobs being automated and knowledge being devalued, humans need to rediscover flexible thinking." She starts her article by acknowledging that intelligence is coming and will change the way we work: "Back in 2013, economists at Oxford University’s Martin School estimated that in the next 20 years, more than half of all jobs would be substituted by intelligent technology."

Read more:
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jan/09/philosophy-teach-children-schools-ireland?CMP=share_btn_fb



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