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ERIC Number: EJ505324
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0271-0560
The Sciences and Liberal Arts: Reaching a Common Language.
Vest, Charles M.
New Directions for Higher Education, n85 p13-19 Spr 1994
The president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology reflects on two fundamental principles of liberal education, that liberal education allows us to: (1) understand ourselves; and (2) act. He observes that problem solving is becoming more interdisciplinary, thus creating a greater need for liberal education. (DB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Theme issue: "America's Investment in Liberal Education."