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Education at the Crossroads

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Jacques Maritain, one of the most eminent Catholic philosophers of our time, explores in this book the American system of education.

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One of the most eminent Catholic philosophers of our time explores the American system of education. He believes that it must be based on the Christian idea of man being more a whole than a part, and more independent than servile. In his view education is concerned with making a man-a man with deep-rooted independence with regard to common opinion. This book is devoted to discovering how that can come about.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300001631
Author:
Maritain, Jacques
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
General education.
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
The Terry Lectures Series
Publication Date:
19600931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
130
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in 0.31 lb

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"Synopsis" by , One of the most eminent Catholic philosophers of our time explores the American system of education. He believes that it must be based on the Christian idea of man being more a whole than a part, and more independent than servile. In his view education is concerned with making a man-a man with deep-rooted independence with regard to common opinion. This book is devoted to discovering how that can come about.
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