December 26, 2006

Liberal Education, Then and Now: J.S. Mill's idea of a university, and our own.

Peter Berkowitz, Hoover Institution Policy Review

December 18, 2006

Some reflections from a current student in the Basic Program of Liberal Education for Adults (Graham School of General Studies, University of Chicago).

December 11, 2006

Complete text of Robert Maynard Hutchins: A Memoir, by Milton Mayer.
The Moral Obligation to Be Intelligent: essay ca. 1915 by John Erskine, early central figure in what has come to be known as the "Great Books movement" in the U.S.

December 04, 2006

Lion: A Memoir of Mark Van Doren  by Dan Wakefield (Ploughshares, Fall 1991)