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On PhD

And then there’s a joke in which a young man told his mother he would become a Doctor of Philosophy and she said, “Wonderful! But what kind of disease is philosophy? – The Blank Slate, Steven Pinker

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The PhD Octopus

Thus, we at Harvard are proud of the number of candidates whom we reject, and of the inability of men who are not distingues in intellect to pass our tests. This is something the American philosopher and psychologist William James … Continue reading

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