Education: Never Too Late

Adler finally gets his B.A.

A master of the Socratic method, he has taught at Columbia University and the University of Chicago. He is chairman of the board of editors for the Encyclopaedia Britannica and the author of 30 books. His newest: How to Speak / How to Listen. With Educator Robert Maynard Hutchins, he compiled the Great Books of the Western World, 54 volumes of the world's classics. Last year he published The Paideia Proposal, a manifesto to reform U.S. primary and secondary education by instituting a standard and much more demanding curriculum. When he led the procession to Columbia College's...

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