Education: The Nature of Morality

For a good 20 years, Britons have looked on Sir Walter Moberly, principal of the new St. Catharine's College at Windsor, as one of their top educators. In the last three years, they have also come to think of him as one of their top Christian philosophers. His Crisis in the University (TIME, July 11, 1949) was a bold attempt to restore a sense of unity to higher education by restoring its sense of Christian purpose. Last week Britons were grappling with Sir Walter's latest work (Responsibility; Oxford University Press) —an equally bold attempt to heal the split in society's sense...

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