ERIC Number: EJ641636
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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The Philosophy of General Education and Its Contradictions: The Influence of Hutchins.
Stevens, Anne H.
Journal of General Education, v50 n3 p165-191 2001
Recounts the history of general education requirements as developed at the University of Chicago by President Robert Hutchins, and the subsequent, much protested, relaxation of those stringent requirements in the 1990s. Suggests that each generation of educators must find the proper balance between traditional requirements and external forces and trends. (Contains 52 references.) (NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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