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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Elizabeth Kaufer Busch
|ISBN:||9780739170564 0739170562 9780739170571 0739170570|
|Description:||vii, 166 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||I: Foundations of civic and liberal education. --
The inspiring idea of the common school / E. D. Hirsch, Jr. --
Memory and sacrifice in the formation of civic consciousness / Wilfred M. McClay --
Polishing barbarous mores: Montesquieu on liberalism and civic education / Andrea Radasanu --
II: The changing landscape of American civic life. --
American amnesia / Bruce Cole --
The peer bubble / Mark Bauerlein --
Voter beware: responsible voting in an age of political marketing / Lisa Spiller and Jeff Bergner --
III: On the ends of liberal education. --
Majoring in servitude: liberal arts and the formation of citizens / Jonathan Yonan --
Education to what end, vocation or virtue? / Peter A. Benoliel --
"Reflection and choice" : the problem and the promise of the liberal arts in America / John Agresto --
Afterword: The impoverishment of American culture / Dana Gioia.
|Responsibility:||edited by Elizabeth Kaufer Busch and Jonathon W. White.|
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