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Reforming education : the opening of the American mind

Author: Mortimer Jerome Adler; Geraldine Van Doren
Publisher: New York : Macmillan ; London : Collier Macmillan, ©1988.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Adler, Mortimer Jerome, 1902-2001.
Reforming education.
New York : Macmillan ; London : Collier Macmillan, ©1988
(OCoLC)578408573
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mortimer Jerome Adler; Geraldine Van Doren
ISBN: 0025005510 9780025005518
OCLC Number: 18442397
Description: xxxiii, 362 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part I. Education in America --
problems and principles --
Thisprewar generation (1940) --
The Chicago School (1941) --
Liberalism and liberal education (1939) --
Are there absolute and universal principles on which education should be founded? (1941) --
Tradition and progress in education (1939) --
Education and the pursuit of happiness (1976) --
Part II. Liberal education and schooling --
Labor, leisure, and liberal education (1951) --
Liberal education --
theory and practice (1945) --
The schooling of a people (1957-58; 1976) --
Liberal schooling in the twentieth century (1962) --
What is basic about English? (1941) --
Part III. Teaching and learning --
Teaching, learning, and their counterfeits (1976; 1987) --
The order of learning (1941) --
Two essays on docility (1940) --
Education beyond schooling --
the task of a lifetime (1942; 1952) --
What is an idea? (1958) --
Invitation to the pain of learning (1941) --
Part IV. Thinking about moral values --
Virtue and happiness (1970) --
A sound moral philosophy (1982) --
Ethics : fourth century B.C. and twentieth century A.D. (1988) --
Part V. Paideia : its inception and development --
Reconstituting the schools (1983) --
The three columns revisited (1987) --
A Declaration of principles by the Paideia Associates (1988) --
Reforming education --
no quick fix (1988).
Responsibility: Mortimer J. Adler ; edited by Geraldine Van Doren.

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