Day: May 15, 2014

Seven Competing Views of Higher Education

What is the purpose of higher education? You can find seven philosophies of education in today’s conversations and arguments. The list isn’t exhaustive and there is, of course, some truth to each. 1.  Aristocratic Platonism argues that leisurely contemplation is for the few and work is for the many.  The few live outside the “cave,” while the […]

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