18 Reasons Why A Philosophy Degree Is A Total Waste Of Time

It's a total waste of time and you'll never make any money.

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5. And it doesn't have any real life relevance.

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Alain de Botton completed a Master's degree in philosophy at King's College London and now creates TV shows and books emphasising philosophy's relevance to everyday life.

13. They won't have anything interesting to say at all.

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Simone de Beauvoir was one of the founders of the feminist movement and an important existentialist philosopher. She studied philosophy at Sorbonne.

17. And it's not like you'll actually become a philosopher!

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Jean-Paul Sartre, one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century and of the existentialist school of thought, earned a doctorate in philosophy from École Normale Supérieure.