Liberal Education and the Public Interest


Liberal Education and the Public Interest

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 140 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780877458258
  • DDC分類 378.012

Full Description

In 1996 James Freedman published "Idealism and Liberal Education," which discussed the ideals that shaped his life as an intellectual, a law professor, and a college and university president. In this new collection of essays, he convincingly explores his firm belief that a liberal education is the OC surest instrument yet devised for developing those civilizing qualities of mind and character that enable men and women to lead satisfying lives and to make significant contributions to a democratic society.OCOFreedman concentrates directly upon the problems facing university presidents and all university administrators. A passionate and beautifully written argument for the benefits of a liberal education, this book"

Table of Contents

Preface                                            ix
Mounting the Public Stage 1 (24)
Defending Higher Education 25 (29)
Preserving Liberal Education 54 (17)
Celebrating Intellectuals 71 (11)
Appraising Significant Lives 82 (20)
Addressing Moral Questions 102(15)
Conferring Honorary Degrees 117(16)
Selected Bibliography 133(4)
Index 137