The following books and articles are helpful in gaining a greater understanding of the purpose and nature of the education provided at good classical schools, as well as the relevant historical and contemporary issues bearing on education and the study of the liberal arts.
Books by Hillsdale College faculty:
Liberty and Learning by Larry P. Arnn
Climbing Parnassus by Tracy Lee Simmons
The Great Tradition by Richard Gamble
Books by other authors:
Cultural Literacy by E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
Why Johnny Canít Tell Right from Wrong by William Kilpatrick
The Schools We Need and Why We Donít Have Them by E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
Teacher in America by Jacques Barzun
The Devil Knows Latin by E. Christian Kopff
The Making of Americans by E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
Classical Education: The Movement Sweeping America by Gene Edward Veith, Jr. and Andrew Kern
Left Back by Diane Ravitch
The Paideia Proposal by Mortimer J. Adler
Begin Here by Jacques Barzun
The Abolition of Man by C. S. Lewis
The Seven Laws of Teaching by John Milton Gregory
The Art of Teaching by Gilbert Highet
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