Scott Samuelson


Scott Samuelson is the author of The Deepest Human Life, Seven Ways of Looking at Pointless Suffering, and the forthcoming Rome as a Guide to the Good Life: A Philosophical Grand Tour, all published by the University of Chicago Press. He’s grateful to get paid to teach philosophy and the humanities at Kirkwood Community College in Iowa.

Where the Humanities Aren’t in Crisis

The benefits of the humanities have danced so gracefully through these tutorials that it’s never occurred to any of us to ask what’s the point.