Educating the Free Citizen in the Modern World
This conference examined five significant thinkers from the first half of the twentieth century who addressed significant social, economic, and political challenges in their writings on education: John Dewey, Jacques Maritain, C. S. Lewis, F. R. Leavis, and T. S. Eliot.
Harvard University. General Education in a Free Society: Report of the Harvard Committee. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1955.
The Critic as Anti-Philosopher: Essays and Papers by F. R. Leavis. Edited by G. Singh. Chicago: Elephant Paperbacks, 1998.
Dewey, John. Essays on Politics and Society 1923-1924 (the Middle Works of John Dewey 1899-1924, Volume 15). Edited by Jo Ann Boydston and Anne Sharpe. Carbondale and Edwardsville: Board of Trustees, Southern Illinois University, 1983, 1988.
Dewey, John. The Later Works 1925-1953, Volume 13: 1938-1939. Edited by Jo Ann Boydston. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1988.
Dewey, John. The Middle Works of John Dewey 1899-1924, Volume 13: 1921-1922. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1988.
Eliot, T. S. Christianity and Culture. New York: Mariner Books, 1960.
Lewis, C. S. The Abolition of Man. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, Inc., 2001.
Maritain, Jacques. Education at the Crossroads. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1971.