Dr. David Silbersweig on liberal arts and philosophy

David Silbersweig, of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, says today's multidisciplinary world needs liberal arts -- and philosophy in particular.

In this commentary, David Silbersweig, Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Co-Director of the Institute for the Neurosciences at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Stanley Cobb Professor of psychiatry and Academic Dean (Partners HealthCare) at Harvard Medical School, makes the case for the value of a liberal arts education — and a philosophy education in particular — in today’s multidisciplinary world. Read the full article here.