ERIC Number: ED216581
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Convocatum EST: Addresses by the President of St. John's College at Matriculation Convocations in Annapolis and Santa Fe Over Three Decades, 1950-1980.
Weigle, Richard Daniel
A collection of brief addresses made by Richard Daniel Weigle to successive entering classes at St. John's College at matriculation convocations over three decades (1950-1980) are presented. The 25 convocation addresses concern the following topics: Plato's cave and St. John's College; history; liberal education and women; Subiaco and community; learning; questioning and belief; unity and multiplicity; heritage and liberal arts in learning; the world and the college; what is St. John's College; Annapolis and Sante Fe; the liberal arts college: anachronism or paradigm; relevance; polity; Hsun Tzu and St. John's College; Mao's cultural revolution and liberal education; Chinese higher education and St. John's College; St. John's College--past and prologue; who are the teachers; Socrates, senior tutor; Tocqueville, equality, and education; St. John's College--a revolutionary college; The Declaration of Independence; St. John's College--forty years; and in retrospect. (SW)
Descriptors: Chinese Culture, Church Related Colleges, College Role, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Females, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Liberal Arts, Philosophy, Small Colleges
St. John's College Press, Annapolis, MD 21401.
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Saint Johns College MD; Saint Johns College NM