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uses of a liberal education : and other talks to students

Blanshard, Brand

uses of a liberal education : and other talks to students

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Published by Alcove Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education, Humanistic,
  • Education -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementBrand Blanshard ; edited by Eugene Freeman.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 415 p. ;
    Number of Pages415
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13530729M
    OCLC/WorldCa28483343


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This universal education provides a strong foundation of knowledge in many subjects. The students can observe the strengths and capabilities, as well as the limitations of each field of study.

Both Mark Edmundson (“On the Uses of a Liberal Education”) and Gary Saul Morson (“Empathy with us”) see that college students have become lazy and seems to receive “an education worthy of the name.” Although both authors have some similarities in their ideas, they also have their own outlooks on what college students’ attitudes and practices show towards the liberal education.

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(Open Court, ISBN ) Friedlander, Jack. Measuring the Benefits of Liberal Arts Education in Washington's Community Colleges. Los Angeles: Center for the Study of. The Uses of a Liberal Education 作者: Brand Blanshard 出版社: Open Court Publishing Company 副标题: And Other Talks to Students 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Author: Brand Blanshard.

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Brand Blanshard The uses of a liberal education: and other talks to students. Open Court. ISBN 0. Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen BradfordCited by: A liberal arts education can give students much more than rote skills.

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Editor’s note: At the annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, the Frederic W. Ness Book Award was presented to Peter Sacks for his book Tearing Down the Gates: Confronting the Class Divide in American Education (University of California Press, ).The following is based on the presentation made there by the author.

"on the uses of a liberal arts education: as light entertainment for bored college students" Mark Edmundson, "On the Uses of a Liberal Arts Education: As Light Entertainment for Bored College Students" (Harper’s Magazine ; Sep ;; Research Library pp.

Edmundson: Rhetorical Analysis In On the Uses of a Liberal Education the author, Mark Edmundson, writes about the problems with today’s education system.

He starts off his essay by describing evaluation day, and talks about his Freud class and what his students expect from him. In a liberal arts education, history is the necessary and profound, rejoined to the liberal arts education.

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