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Why Study Latin?

Friends of the Western tradition are (or ought to be) friends of the Latin language as well. One of the  curricular victories my humanities colleagues and I have been able to achieve at Faulkner is the introduction of Latin courses … Continue reading

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The Practicality of the Liberal Arts, part 2

[This essay was originally published on my Blogger site on 2 March 2010. This is the last content post from the old blog; I plan to begin posting fresh content here next week.] At the end of my last post, … Continue reading

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Liberal Learning and Its Practicality (or Lack Thereof)

[This essay was originally published on my Blogger site on 26 February 2010.] Earlier this week, ISI’s Lehrman American Studies Institute posted this article on the greatest recent works on liberal learning. All of these titles are worthwhile. Most of … Continue reading

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