ERIC Number: EJ528867
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Robert Maynard Hutchins: The Higher Learning in America.
Ashmore, Harry S.
Society, v33 n5 p69-75 Jul-Aug 1996
Examines Robert Maynard Hutchins's efforts, during his tenure at the University of Chicago, to transform and revitalize undergraduate education by focusing exclusively on a liberal arts curriculum based on the classic literature of Western civilization. The article covers the controversy surrounding his views as revealed in "The Higher Learning" lectures he delivered. (GR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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