THE CLOSING OF THE AMERICAN MIND
Has anything changed in education since the publication  of this evocative and controversial book?
Subtitled: “How Higher Education Has Failed Democracy and Impoverished the Souls of Today’s Students”
Again: What is the place of the humanities programs on college campuses?
What should an “educated” person know?
Should there exist a “core” of required readings for all students?
Does any of this really matter in our culture today?
THESE are some of the Great Human Questions HUM 2930.
“The ultimate challenge in education is to go to the individual human being and help her or him become what otherwise he or she would never become.”