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liberal education in a modern world

Wallace, Robert Charles

liberal education in a modern world

the Burwash lectures delivered at Victoria university, Toronto, 1932

by Wallace, Robert Charles

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Published by The Macmillan company of Canada limited in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R. C. Wallace ...
    SeriesBurwash memorial lectures,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB775 .W27
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 114 p.
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6279338M
    LC Control Number32024415
    OCLC/WorldCa16910361

    Mark Van Doren (along with Carl Van Doren and Mortimer Adler) was one of the most well read intellectuals of the 20th century. 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 Plato and Aristotle to Dewey and Emerson.4/5(2).   NOTE: This item is an Audio book New York Times bestselling author of The Post-American World and host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS argues for a renewed commitment to the world’s most valuable educational traditions in this fascinating audiobook. The liberal arts educational system is under attack. Governors in Texas, Florida, and North Carolina have announced that they Reviews:

    John Stuart Mill ( - ) was the most influential English language philosopher of the nineteenth century. He created a great number of works which attracted remarkable public attention in the past and positive reviews even in these days. In this article, the author wants to clarify J. S. Mill’s education and self-education process during his childhood with his views on education. Martha Nussbaum’s new book concerns “a crisis of massive proportions and grave global significance.” The silent, cancer-like crisis she means to bring to public awareness by her “call to action,” her “manifesto,” is a new specter haunting the world—an extremely utilitarian, for-profit view of education that overlooks human values.

    Liberal Education and Liberalism in Modern Society John Raven Preparation of this article was prompted by what I regarded as somewhat inadequate discussions of both Liberalism and Liberal Education published in The Good Society Vol. 13, No. 3. My main complaints were, I suppose, that the articles failed to ade quately discuss the goals of.   The point is, you don’t need a liberal arts degree to become well read, a good writer, an inspired man of God, or the most prolific philanthropists the world has ever known.


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