Wednesday, August 25, 2004

CICERO, CICERO, WHERE FOR ART THOU ...


The alternative exists, however,

because the Ciceronian and Socratic

conceptions of liberal education

continue to stand in tension,

as they have since antiquity,

like the two foci of an ellipse

whose locus includes the

varying aproaches to

liberal education of

any particular time.

BRUCE A. KIMBALL
ORATORS & PHILOSOPHERS
A History of the Idea of Liberal Education