ERIC Number: EJ505324
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
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
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "America's Investment in Liberal Education."