Education

About this Collection

Debates about education go far beyond the classroom and consider the way an understanding of education affects the human condition, while placing an emphasis on the advancement of society. Some of the questions our authors raise are: what kind of education is appropriate for a free society, how should it be funded, what role should the state play, what should individuals be taught in order to make them good citizens, and how should individuals be taught?

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Education

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LIBERTY MATTERS

LIBERTY MATTERS

Why Read the Ancients Today? (November/December 2022)

Roosevelt Montás (contributor)

Why have ancient texts fallen out of favor today? Once read widely- both in homes and schools- texts by "dead white men" are looked upon today with disfavor. Yet some scholars- and readers- insist upon their enduring...

LIBERTY MATTERS

Why Read the Ancients Today? (November/December 2022)

By: Roosevelt Montás, Anika Prather, Aeon J. Skoble, and Jennifer A. Frey

Why have ancient texts fallen out of favor today? Once read widely- both in homes and schools- texts by "dead white men" are looked upon today with disfavor. Yet some scholars- and readers- insist upon their enduring significance,…

Quotes

Education

Adam Smith on compulsory attendance in the classroom (1776)

Adam Smith

Education

Adam Smith on the rigorous education of young Fitzmaurice (1759)

Adam Smith

Education

Adam Smith on who colleges and universities ACTUALLY benefit

Adam Smith

Education

Frederick Douglass and His Secret Education

Frederick Douglass

Women’s Rights

Mary Wollstonecraft on Women’s Education

Mary Wollstonecraft

Notes About This Collection

See the books published by Liberty Fund in this subject area.