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Epilogue: The Fate of Liberal Learning

Donald N. Levine

in Powers of the Mind: The Reinvention of Liberal Learning in America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475530
eISBN:
9780226475783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475783.003.0014
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Having considered what a curriculum for liberal learning suited for the modern world might look like, and having reviewed a variety of ways in which one might think about teaching it, we face now the ... More


Richard McKeon: Architecton of Human Powers

Donald N. Levine

in Powers of the Mind: The Reinvention of Liberal Learning in America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475530
eISBN:
9780226475783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475783.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter discusses how Richard McKeon advanced the discourse about human powers. Arriving on the Chicago scene at a critical moment in the 1930s, McKeon decisively shaped the undergraduate ... More


Joseph Schwab's Assault on Facile Teaching

Donald N. Levine

in Powers of the Mind: The Reinvention of Liberal Learning in America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475530
eISBN:
9780226475783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475783.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter focuses on Joseph Jackson Schwab and his contributions to the reconstruction of general education. Schwab became a prime mover behind Chicago's three-year sequence in the natural ... More


What is Educational about the Study of Civilizations?

Donald N. Levine

in Powers of the Mind: The Reinvention of Liberal Learning in America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475530
eISBN:
9780226475783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475783.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

In December 1985, following two years of deliberation, the College Council at the University of Chicago adopted a new baccalaureate curriculum. This curriculum included a novel requirement, one that ... More


The Digital Humanities Situation

Rafael C. Alvarado

in Debates in the Digital Humanities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter assesses the field of digital humanities. It cites the absence of a definition of digital humanities, as well as a lack of connection among the different groups of digital humanists ... More


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