chapter  7
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The content of a liberal education

Introduction In discussing the characteristics of a general liberal education, in attempting to justify such an education, in outlining some preliminary ideas about content, and in criticizing the ideas of Hirst, Phenix and White a number of guiding principles for the content and methods appropriate to liberal education have been argued for. I list them here as a convenient summary, together with indications of where the detailed discussions have arisen.