Humanities

By February 9, 2019 Teaching

Humanities have long been the central aspect of the educational system and have been deemed to create a more competent democratic citizen. But American philosopher Martha Nussbaum is arguing that the aims for education have been heading in the wrong direction in the United states and abroad.Concerned with economic growth, education is more focused on teaching students to be more economically productive .In her second chapter titled “Education for Profit, Education of Democracy” of her book Not for Profit:Why Democracy Needs the Humanities focuses on foundational social principles of countries like the United states and India. In which she focuses on the tensions that live within the nations, one that is more grounded historically an provides readers with solid evidence to renounce “Education for profit”

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