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Find Your Road

Sometimes when I finish one of the “Great Books” and look to the reading list for the next one, I am sorely disappointed and do not look forward to reading it. 536 more words

Books

Thoughts on J.S. Mill

I finished J.S. Mill’s “Representative Government” yesterday and had some thoughts about it, another piece of the big puzzle is on my table. While reading it, I can’t put my finger on him. 839 more words

Books

Annex 2: The Three Laws of Learning

Annex 2

The word “trivium” comes from the Latin prefix “tri” meaning “three,” and the Latin root “via” meaning “way,” or “road.” The word literally means “the three-fold way or road.” The trivium refers to the three stages, or ways, of learning that coincide with a child’s cognitive development as he matures. 1,831 more words

Education

Annex 1: The Lost Tools of Learning (Dorothy Sayers)

Annex 1:

A. Introduction

That I, whose experience of teaching is extremely limited, should presume to discuss education is a matter, surely, that calls for no apology. 7,987 more words

Philosophy Of Education

"Classical Education" & "Classics Education": An Introduction

NOTE by Eduardo Chaves:

I wrote the following article in the form of a “Letter To A Young Daughter on the Education of her Child (and my Grandchild), Olivia… 3,665 more words

Education

Plato's Republic, Book I - A few notes

This is only a short overview of some of the interesting ideas I got out of the book. This post is intended for those who’ve read the book and would like to see what other people have extracted from it. 966 more words

Philosophy

Plato's Crito - A few notes

This is only a short overview of some of the important ideas I got out of the book. This post is intended for those who’ve read the book and would like to see what other people have extracted from it. 515 more words

Philosophy