BiblioFiles #33: Educating for Virtue


In the circles we run in, it is pretty commonly accepted that one of the end goals of education is virtue. But how is that achieved? And what is "virtue" anyway? Today we sit down at the BiblioFiles table to consider what we think of this educational project and whether or not we agree. We look at the classical and Christian roots of this discussion, and the sometimes unacknowledged tension between the two traditions. 

Referenced Materials:

The Gift of Fire by Richard Mitchell

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Blog Post: "Me and Mr. Toad" by Ian Andrews

'Til We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis


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