BiblioFiles #45: What is an Education?


What is an education and do we need one? What is morally required of a teacher or a student? The answers may seem obvious, but as educators it is often helpful to pause and reflect on our definitions so that we can realign ourselves toward our end goal. In this episode the CenterForLit crew sits down to do just that, sometimes getting feisty and throwing around controversial ideas to chew on. (But you're probably used to that by now.)

Referenced Works:

Classical Learning Test

The Republic by Plato

The Idea of a University by John Henry Cardinal Newman

The Nichomachen Ethics by Aristotle

The Abolition of Man by C.S. Lewis


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