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(The Eric Voegelin Society, 2017-11-06)When one looks at the history of higher education in Canada and the United States it is striking to note that at one time every university regarded liberal education as its central purpose. Moreover, that purpose was ...
(The Eric Voegelin Society, 2017-11-25)David Livingston reviews "Why the humanities matter today: In defense of liberal education" edited by Lee Trepanier (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2017).
Still so little for the mind: The enduring relevance of Hilda Neatby's defense of liberal education in public schools(The Eric Voegelin Society, 2017-11-27)Hilda Neatby was disturbed by the education system’s sudden and enthusiastic rush to embrace John Dewey’s philosophical ideas. The reforms being implemented in Canadian public schools in the 1940s and 50s were promising ...