Michael Oakeshott on the Character of Education

By |2019-01-22T12:17:52-06:00December 7th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Education, Great Books, History, Liberal Arts, Liberal Learning, Literature, Philosophy, Poetry|

Many modern observers view the university as little more than an instrument to achieve social and economic objectives, and to the extent that they are successful at corralling universities into these projects, they signal the end of liberal learning… Widely acknowledged as one of the leading British political philosophers of the twentieth century, Michael Oakeshott [...]