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  •  but are the liberal arts identical to General Ed (2+ / 0-)
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    or corporal punishment or major failure? The 'baggers and even the common core are products of class-based "liberal learning" of the 19th Century sort

    The 7 Liberal Arts - Trivium, Quadrivium and Logical Fallacies

    In medieval universities the Trivium combined with the Quadrivium comprised the seven liberal arts. This teaching method is based on a curriculum outlined by Plato. One of the key intentions behind applying the Trivium and the Quadrivium is to distinguish between reality and fiction. By training the mind how to think - instead of what to think - this method provides a teaching of the art and the science of the mind as well as the art of the science of matter.

    Warning - some snark may be above‽ (-9.50; -7.03)‽ eState4Column5©2013 "If we appear to seek the unattainable, then let it be known that we do so to avoid the unimaginable." (@eState4Column5)

    by annieli on Wed Jul 16, 2014 at 01:52:23 PM PDT

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