Democratizing the Great Books: Casey N. Blake, Roosevelt Montás and Tamara Mann Tweel Discuss Democratic Education

What does democratic education mean today? Casey Blake, Roosevelt Montas, and Tamara Tweel discuss the value of a classical curriculum in an article for Inside Higher Education. Relating national politics to Columbia's Freedom and Citizenship summer seminar, Blake, Montas, and Tweel identify a present urgency for civic education, dependent on an understanding that "the canon is not a set of eternal doctrines once given and done with, but an ongoing argument that elucidates both the insights and the foibles that have shaped our public life." 

April 04, 2017