Michele Moody-Adams, Columbia University Professor of Political Philosophy and Legal Theory recently spoke to IVY about the study of philosophy and how we can apply it in our daily lives to make them more fulfilling. “Philosophy is a form of inquiry that every human being engages in,” she argues. We can learn a lot from the life lessons—about self-reflection and supporting others—that Moody-Adams has taken away from a career studying philosophy. “The unexamined life is not worth living,” she says.

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