Author: John Agresto

John Agresto, former president of St. John’s College in Santa Fe, holds a PhD in political science and has taught at the University of Toronto, Kenyon, Duke and the New School.

Do the Liberal Arts Today Serve any Useful Public Function?

This is an edited version of a paper delivered at a recent conference on “What Is a Liberal Education For?” at St. John’s College in Santa Fe. Dr. Agresto is a former president of St. John’s. *** The liberal arts are dying in America, and they are dying in large measure because the public is […]

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