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Good grief!

I am still here, thanks for asking. My broken arm and shoulder continue to cause much pain, even after almost two years now. I’ve been going back and forth with my graduate Dean, trying to get my thesis proposal accepted. 333 more words

Great Books Of The Western World

I'm not exactly one for half measures.

I am not exactly one for half assing things, nor am I one for taking on projects lightly. As I said I am tackling the 1001 books to read before you die list. 244 more words


Another Book Blog?

Why in the world would I go so far as to create another book blog. I mean the blogosphere is filled with book blogs of every order. 405 more words


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


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


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


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

Theory Of Education