A Mid-century Appraisal: EDUCATION

Education is widely advertised as the force which will save the 20th Century from its own hatreds, confusions and follies. In liberal political theory, education is what gives the common man the ever increasing wisdom to govern his society. Again & again, during the M.I.T. convocation, speakers called on education to run major errands for humanity; philosophers wanted it to teach the proper attitude toward mass production, educators wanted it to do a better job of education.

Purchased Flowers. Significantly, M.I.T.'s panel on this subject was called "Specialization in 20th Century Education." So complex has 20th Century technology grown that it requires...

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