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Speaking of liberal education . . .

Jazz As A Liberal Arts Education Liebman more directly argues that a jazz education, though unlikely to result in a full-time performance career, provides exposure to a lot more than technical knowledge. “Playing jazz combines several qualities: instinct, honesty, confidence, experience, trust, imagination and a positive attitude . . . From Why Jazz Education? david…

Liberal Education

A review in The Economist of Stefan Collini’s What Are Universities For? The best articulation of the instrumental/intrinsic debate is still Oakeshott’s The Voice of Liberal Learning. Here is the first essay from VLL online. And Paul Franco is tackling this topic for the Oakeshott Companion. Mr Collini is moved by Newman’s insistence that a liberal education is…