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Cultivating Humanity

A Classical Defense of Reform in Liberal Education

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$32.50 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674179493

Publication Date: 10/01/1998

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352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Preface
  • Introduction: The Old Education and the Think-Academy
  • 1. Socratic Self-Examination
  • 2. Citizens of the World
  • 3. The Narrative Imagination
  • 4. The Study of Non-Western Cultures
  • 5. African-American Studies
  • 6. Women’s Studies
  • 7. The Study of Human Sexuality
  • 8. Socrates in the Religious University
  • Conclusion: The New Liberal Education
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2002 Grawemeyer Award in Education, University of Louisville
  • 1999 Frederic W. Ness Book Award, Association of American Colleges and Universities
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