Last edited by Fauk
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 | History

10 edition of The Demands of Liberal Education found in the catalog.

The Demands of Liberal Education

  • 259 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7399338M
ISBN 100198295448
ISBN 109780198295440


Share this book
You might also like
The 2000-2005 Outlook for Whiskey in Oceana

The 2000-2005 Outlook for Whiskey in Oceana

The spirit of laws ...

The spirit of laws ...

Art of Ragtime Guitar

Art of Ragtime Guitar

Advances in conceptual modeling

Advances in conceptual modeling

Fire

Fire

Queueing-linear programming approach to scheduling police patrol cars

Queueing-linear programming approach to scheduling police patrol cars

The Healthclub ghost.

The Healthclub ghost.

Blind conscience

Blind conscience

Biological survey of Belledune Harbour and Baie des Chaleurs

Biological survey of Belledune Harbour and Baie des Chaleurs

Generalized functions in mathematical physics

Generalized functions in mathematical physics

major hazards problem.

major hazards problem.

RACER # 2968188

RACER # 2968188

Bushwhack basin

Bushwhack basin

Economic policy

Economic policy

Human vocal anatomy

Human vocal anatomy

Heal your gut with bone broth

Heal your gut with bone broth

algae

algae

The Demands of Liberal Education by Meira Levinson Download PDF EPUB FB2

" The Demands of Liberal Education is an intellectually stimulating work that provides aesthetic pleasure through the incisive subtlety of its arguments and the elegant clarity of its prose. Levinson has given educators, policymakers, and political philosophers a book that will serve as an invaluable resouce in research and teaching."--Cited by:   The Demands of Liberal Education seeks to answer these questions by drawing on political theory, philosophy of education, and empirical research to develop a liberal theory of children's education.

What should the aims of education be in a liberal society?/5. " The Demands of Liberal Education is an intellectually stimulating work that provides aesthetic pleasure through the incisive subtlety of its arguments and the elegant clarity of its prose. Levinson has given educators, policymakers, and political philosophers The Demands of Liberal Education book book that will serve as an invaluable resouce in research and teaching." This book seeks to answer these questions by drawing upon political theory, philosophy of education, and empirical research to develop a liberal theory of children's education that is provocative and new.

Contrary to the assumptions of many philosophers, educators, parents, and politicians, the liberal state is obligated as a matter of justice Cited by: The Demands of Liberal Education seeks to answer these questions by drawing on political theory, philosophy of education, and empirical research to develop a liberal theory of children's education.

The Demands of Liberal Education seeks to The Demands of Liberal Education book these questions by drawing upon political theory, philosophy of education, and empirical research to develop a liberal theory of children's education that is provocative and new.

The Demands of Liberal Education analyses and applies contemporary liberal political theory to certain key problems within the field of educational theory. Levinson examines problems centred around determining appropriate educational aims, content and institutional structure and argues that liberal governments should exercise a much greater control over education than Author: Meira Levinson.

Liberal Education: Selected full-text books and articles. Rethinking Liberal Education By Nicholas H. Farnham; Adam Yarmolinsky Oxford University Press, Read preview Overview. The Demands of Liberal Education By The Demands of Liberal Education book Levinson Oxford University Press, Read preview Overview.

Cultivating Humanity: A. What you are not supposed to do is study the liberal arts. Around the world, the idea of a broad-based “liberal” education is closely tied to the United The Demands of Liberal Education book and its great universities and colleges. But in America itself, a liberal education is out of favor.

In an age defined by technology and globalization, everyone isFile Size: KB. In my previous posting on historian and political analyst Fareed Zakaria’s book In Defense of a Liberal Education, I introduced the topic, shared how it was that the author The Demands of Liberal Education book to value a true and deep kind of education, and extolled America’s great history of “an education to all that was not skills-based.”The “Great Books” approach found fertile soil in the United States in the.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information The Demands of Liberal Education book resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

The Demands of Liberal Education by Meira Levinson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7). The Demands of Liberal The Demands of Liberal Education book seeks to answer these questions by drawing on political theory, philosophy of education, and empirical research to develop a liberal theory of children's education.

Author Meira Levinson argues that contrary to 5/5(1). Oxford-trained liberal theorist and practicing teacher, Meira Levinson, offers a well-articulated argument for her vision of the ideal liberal education in The Demands of Liberal Education.

Particularly helpful for those of us who struggle to convey the aims of liberal education to our children and students, she provides an eloquent explanation as she Author: Sarah M.

Stitzlein. Summarizes Meira Levinson's argument that parental choice by and large reduces autonomy and, therefore, ultimately reduces the liberty of each succeeding generation.

Recommends that all public educators read this book to grasp the magnitude of the potential effects that privatization of education may have on liberty and choice of future generations.

Develops a liberal political theory of children's education provision. It argues that all children have a right to an autonomy‐promoting education, and that this right is best satisfied through a state‐regulated ‘detached school’ that aims to help children develop their capacities for autonomy.

Parents have the privilege to direct their children's upbringing in substantial and. The Demands of Liberal Education is an intellectually stimulating work that provides aesthetic pleasure through the incisive subtlety of its arguments and the elegant clarity of its prose.

Levinson has given educators, policymakers, and political philosophers a book that will serve as an invaluable resource in research and teaching. Liberal education, which consists in the constant intercourse with the greatest minds, is a training in the highest form of modesty, not to say of humility.

It is at the same time a training in boldness: it demands from us the complete break with the noise, the rush, the thoughtlessness. Oxford-trained liberal theorist and practicingteacher, Meira Levinson, offers a well-articulated argument for her vision of the ideal liberal education in The Demands of Liberal Education.

Particularly helpful for those of us who struggle to convey the aims of liberal education to our childrenand students, she provides an eloquent explanation. The Demands of Liberal Education seeks to answer these questions by drawing upon political theory, philosophy of education, and empirical research to develop a liberal theory of children's education that is provocative and new.5/5(1).

Leisure, Freedom, and Liberal Education. May ; Educational as well as for meeting the demands of an ever argument for the benefits of a liberal education, this book.

This book takes a radical approach to the task of devising a liberal education. Its author, Meira Levinson, a professor in Harvard's School of Education, is not much interested in liberal education as classically conceived/5(2). A short, lucid book that articulates Zakaria's thoughts on the significance of a liberal education.

This is not "liberal" as in politically left and squishy of thought, but "liberal" in the sense of the Yale report he quotes: "the essence of a liberal education is 'not to teach that which is peculiar to any one of the professions; but to lay the foundation which is common to /5.

A liberal education is a system or course of education suitable for the cultivation of a free (Latin: liber) human is based on the medieval concept of the liberal arts or, more commonly now, the liberalism of the Age of Enlightenment. It has been described as "a philosophy of education that empowers individuals with broad knowledge and transferable skills, and a stronger sense.

“ Cultivating Humanity is as important a book on the nature and needs of higher education as I have read in the past decade. Deeply grounded in classical thought, it demonstrates a remarkable openness to the ongoing experience of human history and culture.

This is a book not only of luminous intelligence, but of compassion and love. ” —J. A PRACTICAL EDUCATION Why Liberal Arts Majors Make Great Employees By Randall Stross pp. Redwood Press. $ Surely one day the ability to interface directly with the nanomachinery connected to our brains will render computer science as we know it : Timothy Aubry.

“If the liberal education is not now the vehicle of morale, what is?” –John William Miller. The quotation above is from a series of notes John William Miller wrote on liberal education in These notes are at the center of my book Being a Presence for Students: Teaching as a Lived Defense of Liberal Education published by Lever Press, and Miller’s insight into the.

The Demands of Liberal Education has been listed as one of the Philosophy and religion good articles under the good article criteria.

If you can improve it further, please do so. If it no longer meets these criteria, you can reassess it. Review: Ma   For him, and for all those who have followed in the path of liberal education in this country, education was exploration - and you would only make important discoveries if you were open to unexpected possibilities.

About a century later W.E.B. Du Bois argued that a broad education was a form of empowerment not just apprenticeship. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Liberal Education and Its Discontents: The Crisis in the Indian University by Shashikala Srinivasan at Barnes & Noble.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores &.

IN DEFENSE OF A LIBERAL EDUCATION - By Fareed Zakaria. excerpts (in italic print) and key ideas– by Mark Carrico. CHAPTER ONE – COMING TO AMERICA. The book opens with a quote from E.O. Wilson: “We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom.

The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers, peopleFile Size: KB. These constituencies increasingly demand job training, for understandable enough reasons. The larger issue is the plight of liberal education, Los Angeles Review of Books, Sunset Blvd. Liberal education can make one free, and may even show why one should live, but it cannot show how one should live.

Experience must complement liberal education to make us good people and good citizens. Liberal education therefore is only the starting point for a student’s growth and development.

Yes, you can talk extensively about the usefulness of a liberal arts education -- admirably done yet again in the recently published book by Randall Stross, A Practical Education: Why Liberal Arts Majors Make Great Employees (Stanford University Press).

Such arguments, however, have been presented to the public for centuries in America, and our. In his best-selling book, "In Defense of a Liberal Education," Fareed Zakaria worried that in the era of technology and globalization, "an open-ended exploration of knowledge is seen as a road to.

In Defense of a Liberal Education Fareed Zakaria. Paperback $ Zakaria is an American author and journalist, a contributing editor of the Atlantic and a columnist for The Washington Post. Zakaria has authored four books including international bestseller The Post-American World.

He is best known as the host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria. Fareed Zakaria’s book, In Defense of a Liberal Education, argues that it is a broad focus on a range of subjects, rather than on career or vocational skills that will prepare young people for. The Demands of Liberal Education analyses and applies contemporary liberal political theory to certain key problems within the field of educational theory.

Levinson examines problems centred around determining appropriate educational aims, content and institutional structure and argues that liberal governments should exercise a much greater.

To them, Zakaria says yes, the liberal arts matter, using his own life story as an important perspective on the material, making the book partly a personal memoir, partly a history of higher education, and partly a call for more informed and data-driven education policies, especially by our leaders who should know better, whether President.

quenchable demands for new resources; as a result, reflection on liberal arts education, the impact of such an education is even greater for students who are likely to have experienced disad-vantages or who have below-average academic standing. Why Choose the Liberal Arts?.

File Size: 1MB. BOOK REVIEW The Demands of Pdf Education By Meira Levinson, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ). idea that a child's educational interests are best secured by unfettered parental choice has provided much of the momen-tum for today's trend toward privatization of education in the United.While much of download pdf is written about adapting to adult learners within higher education focuses on ways in which institutions and programs can modify student services and course delivery formats and systems to accommodate the needs of reentry students, adult education research also provides insight into understanding the characteristics of these.§ Liberal Education Huxley's first pedagogic paper ebook On the Educational Value of the Natural History Sciences (), ebook aim to have science taught so as to help the student who would otherwise graduate ignorant of science, cosmos, and society.

The essay inspired this parody of Wordsworth by Miss Kay Kendall: "Primroses by the river's brim/ Dicotyledons were .