Liberal Education

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Education by Metaphor

Sep 19, 2013 by Tessa Carter |

Professor Robert Frost on poetry and education.

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Humanists in High Dudgeon: The CFR-ALSCW Standoff

Jun 24, 2013 by John Agresto |

It's time to remember that the liberal arts "are not simply of personal benefit or esoteric private enjoyment but are and have always been of inestimable value to society."

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Too Cool for School

Jun 21, 2013 by Rachelle DeJong |

Unschooling is popular, but should it be?

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Peter Wood in Society Magazine

Jun 11, 2013 by Ashley Thorne |

NAS president Peter Wood's article, “The Sixties Came Late to Bowdoin,” appears in the current issue of the scholarly journal Society.

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Mansfield Cites Bowdoin Report

May 20, 2013 by Tessa Carter |

Harvey Mansfield analyzes the implications of What Does Bowdoin Teach? in his article “The Higher Education Scandal.”

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Radio Interview with Peter Wood on Bowdoin

May 08, 2013 by Ashley Thorne |

NAS president Peter Wood discusses NAS's findings on Bowdoin College.

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Gen. Ed.: Light, Getting Lighter

Apr 24, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |

Why most undergraduates don't learn much of anything in their required liberal arts courses.

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Capitalism and Western Civilization: Liberal Education

Jul 19, 2012 by William H. Young |

William Young discusses the need for liberal educatrion for today's workforce.

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Another Good Program: History at Holy Cross College, Indiana

May 23, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |

We add another academically solid program to our list.

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Humanities, Anyone?

Apr 11, 2012 by Jascha Kessler |

Jascha Kessler explains why teaching the humanities just isn't what it use to be.

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Since When is “Liberal” a Code Word for the Right Wing?

Mar 19, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

The Wall Street Journal picks up the Shimer College story, in which faculty complain that "liberty" and "liberal" are "code words for the right wing."

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Yuri Glazov and the Fight for Liberty

Mar 12, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

A professor who challenged the cruel oppression of the Soviet Union serves as an example for us today.

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Shimer College Adopts Liberty-Centered Mission Rejected by Faculty

Feb 25, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Tom Lindsay, president of the Great Books college, has made himself highly unpopular by insisting on a return to the ideals of Western civilization. Faculty members unanimously opposed a new mission statement which emphasizes,… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Four Rented Rooms and a Big Idea: Shimer College at the Crossroads

Jan 27, 2010 by Ashley Thorne, Peter Wood |

A tiny Great Books college in Chicago encounters a clash of ideas.

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Higher Education and Economic Growth

Sep 23, 2009 by Tom Wood |

Tom Wood makes the case that higher education is worth public support.

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