Category Archives: Textbooks

“Everyone Can Be And Should Be Given a Liberal Education”

As I was searching for a particular statement that Mortimer Adler made somewhere I found an interesting article that he wrote for the University of Chicago Magazine in 1945. I still cannot find the particular thing that he said that … Continue reading

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Textbooks

My daughter read the last post about textbooks and fastfood restaurants¬†¬†and pointed out that the article did not really contain many substantive reasons for why text books are boring. She wondered even about the point of the post. I told … Continue reading

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Textbooks and Fast-Food Restaurants

As much as I try I now find it nearly impossible to get enthusiastic about any textbook. There is something about the whole textbook genre that just seems almost intrinsically boring- or at the very best, interesting for a very … Continue reading

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