Susan Wise Bauer


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Susan’s newest book for Norton, The Story of Western Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory, was published in May 2015. The History of the Renaissance World: From the Rediscovery of Aristotle to the Conquest of Constantinople (2013), is the third in a multi-volume series providing a narrative world history; the first volume, The History of the Ancient World: From the Earliest Accounts to the Fall of Rome, was published in 2007, and the second, The History of the Medieval World: From the Conversion of Constantine to the First Crusade was published in 2010. Her previous books include the academic title The Art of the Public Grovel: Sexual Sin and Confession in Ame
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The 4th Edition of The Well-Trained Mind: What’s New

I’m happy to announce that the fourth edition of The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home now has a publication date (September 13, 2016) and is available for pre-order.


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For those who are familiar with the earlier editions,   here’s a list of the major changes:


 



  Completely updated book and curricula      recommendations.


  Extensive additional material on teaching children  with learning disabilities.

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“The initial small step is simple: Rather than making a sweeping determination to tackle the Great Books (all of them), decide to begin on one of the reading lists in Part II. As you read each book, you’ll follow the pattern of the trivium. First you’ll try to understand the book’s basic structure and argument; next, you’ll evaluate the book’s assertions; finally, you’ll form an opinion about the book’s ideas. You’ll have to exercise these three skills of reading—understanding, analysis, and evaluation—differently for each kind of book.”
Susan Wise Bauer, The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had

“Pippin ordered Childeric III tonsured and sent to a monastery, where he died five years later, the last of the Merovingians.”
Susan Wise Bauer, The History of the Medieval World: From the Conversion of Constantine to the First Crusade

“Pippin was crowned the first king of the Carolingian dynasty in the city of Soissons, in a brand-new sacred ceremony that involved anointing with holy oil in the manner of an Old Testament theocratic king.*”
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