[DWJ] Introductions

Robyn Starkey rohina at shaw.ca
Mon Jun 18 19:22:23 EDT 2007

Minnow wrote:

>>Perhaps maths with lots of reading around the edges?
>She has set her sights on Philosophy.  She did this because she feels that
>maths has to be a consuming passion or there's no point, and in her case it
>isn't, but you might feel otherwise.
My brother did a lot of maths and physics along with literature and 
philosopy as an undergraduate, and he ended up as a bioethicist and is 
about to start a postdoc at Princeton. His experience says there are 
very few Philosophers who are any good at maths, but it is actually a 
useful skillset in that discipline.


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