Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Great Books and liberal education

From the Sunday papers, two views of reading, discussing, and writing about the Great Books as an alternative to what has become conventional college education.
Liberating education from the 'liberation' groups: There are eternal truths not found in the average postmodern college class, says Norris Archer Harrington

in the Dallas Morning News

(via Crunchy Con)

Culled from the Herd: Only a select, Luddite-like group can make it through the great books program at St. Mary's

by Sam Whiting in the San Francisco Chronicle

(via Open Book)


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