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ERIC Number: EJ852004
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Mar
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0895-4852
Education, Civilization, and Music
Holloway, Carson
Academic Questions, v17 n4 p85-90 Mar 2004
Socrates taught that contemplation of beauty and knowledge reveals cosmic harmony and the rhythms of the universe. De Tocqueville, however, observed that a modern democracy places more immediate demands on its citizens, preoccupying them with utility and the fear of physical deprivation. Carson Holloway reminds us that liberal education for its own sake does indeed civilize, nourishing the souls of harried democrats with more than what is merely pleasant to consume. (Contains 8 notes.)
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Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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