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"W(h)ither the Liberal Arts?"

W(h)ither the Liberal Arts?

The Conversation US, April 8, 2015

In 1828, a faculty committee at Yale declared that the aim of a liberal education “was not to teach that which is peculiar to any one of the professions, but to lay the foundation which is common to them all” by imparting information and training students in how to think.


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