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Popular and liberal education

by Charles Caldwell

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Published in [n.p.] .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsLB41 .C19
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Open LibraryOL24599930M
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§ Liberal Education Huxley's first pedagogic paper was On the Educational Value of the Natural History Sciences (), its aim to have science taught so as to help the student who would otherwise graduate ignorant of science, cosmos, and society. The essay inspired this parody of Wordsworth by Miss Kay Kendall: "Primroses by the river's brim/ Dicotyledons were to him,/ And they were. A liberal education makes you a good citizen. The word liberal comes from the Latin liber, which means “free.” At its essence, a liberal education is an education to free the mind from dogma, from controls, from constraints. It is an exercise in freedom. That is why America’s founding fathers believed so passionately in its importance.

A good liberal arts education is never merely “an education for education’s sake,” but rather the cross-topical lessons which may be learned via the liberal arts. For example, a couple of months ago I came across an algebra book while working at the Wake Forest University library. The Best Books to Read in Quarantine Times of disease and pestilence have much to tell us about the human condition. Jenny Davidson, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, suggests some of the best books to read if you're self-isolating or in quarantine.

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As much about philosophy as it is about education, this book (one our recently reclassed books books I see) is brimming with great quotes (I have about 17 slips of paper marking passages and quotes I am revisiting) from Popular and liberal education book and Aristotle to Dewey and Emerson.4/5.

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He is the host of CNN Global Public Square (GPS) that discusses problems plaguing the world and possible solutions. He has authored a few books including “In Defense of a Liberal Education” and “The Post-American World.”/5(). Lists about: Controversies in Higher Education, Best Liberal Arts Books, Scripps College Alum and Faculty Authors, Westmont Faculty Recommended Lifetime.

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These are the times that try our souls, but at our disposal we have the most brilliant weapon of all: books. Thomas Paine and Abigail Adams knew it. So did Frederick Douglass and Toni Morrison.

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In my previous posting on historian and political analyst Fareed Zakaria’s book In Defense of a Liberal Education, I introduced the topic, shared how it was that the author came to value a true and deep kind of education, and extolled America’s great history of “an education to all that was not skills-based.”The “Great Books” approach found fertile soil in the United States in the.

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An accessible, necessary defense of an idea under siege. New York Times Book Review deft and persuasive Zakaria brings the reader swiftly and surely through the noble history of the liberal education ideal and describes with alarm how it is buckling under pressure from rising college tuition and students who are understandably concerned about /5(6).

One of the best examples of this kind of institution is Portland State University, which is a model of the engaged, urban university that builds on a general education foundation in the liberal arts and extends to a plethora of programs designed to immerse students in their community in mutually beneficial ways.

The Great Books program is a curriculum centered entirely on the reading and analysis of the classics within the literary canon of Western civilization, which include fiction, prose, philosophy, and poetry from classical and antiquity periods.

Find out more about a Great Books. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.4 quotes have been tagged as liberal-education: Ann Radcliffe: ‘A well-informed mind is the best security against the contagion of folly and vice.

The va. Liberal readers more often picked books about basic science disciplines, such as anthropology, while conservative book purchasers tended toward applied science books, such as Author: Ben Panko.