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Powers of the Mind: The Reinvention of Liberal Learning in America

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It is one thing to lament the financial pressures put on universities, quite another to face up to the poverty of resources for thinking about what universities should do when they purport to offer a liberal education. In Powers of the Mind, former University of Chicago dean Donald N. Levine enriches those resources by proposing fresh ways to think about liberal learning w ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published November 15th 2006 by University Of Chicago Press (first published June 7th 2006)
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Ultimately a history lesson of the University of Chicago. Good for that, not what I thought it would be. My fault, not the book's.
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