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Trivium 21c - preparing young people for the future with lessons from the p.

Author: Martin Robinson
Publisher: Independent Thinking Press, 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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From Ancient Greece to the present day, Trivium 21c explores whether a contemporary trivium (Grammar, Dialectic, and Rhetoric) can unite progressive and traditionalist institutions, teachers,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Robinson
ISBN: 9781781350546 178135054X
OCLC Number: 1023349196
Description: 298 sidor ; 21.6 cm
Contents: Contents include: Introduction: An Unexamined Life is not Worth Living A Trivial Pursuit? The Trivium Our Dramatis Personae: The Grammarians, the Dialecticians, and the Rhetoricians The Liberal Arts: A New Curriculum is Born The Rise of the Rational: The Fall of the Trivial? Trivium: A Clash of Cultures A Crack in Everything: The Imperfect Arts Grammar: From Rules of Language to Cultural Capital Dialectic: Logic, Dialectic, and Logos Rhetoric: Communication, Citizenship, and Community We Have a Montaigne to Climb The Professors The Grammarians vs. the Dialecticians The Contemporary Trivium
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Martin Robinson sets out on a quest to discover the kind of education he wishesfor his daughter and we all learn a great deal in the process. I love his writing: wise, well informed, provocative, Read more...

 
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