The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had (Updated, Expanded)

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Price
$35.00  $32.55
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
Pages
512
Dimensions
6.4 X 9.2 X 1.6 inches | 1.98 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780393080964

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About the Author
Susan Wise Bauer is an educator and academic who has worked with parents and students for more than twenty years. She taught at the College of William and Mary in Virginia for fifteen years. Her previous best-selling titles for Norton include The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had, Rethinking School, The Story of Western Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory, and the History of the World series
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A useful resource for highly self-motivated readers.
A clear guide to educating oneself in the liberal arts through disciplined, critical reading of literary classics.
Bauer has crafted a timeless, intelligent book.... A well-balanced, long-lasting reading program.... A brilliant guide on to how to analyze any given literary work--even if it's not on Bauer's list.
Written in a straightforward style accessible to most students, this readable book provides solid, step-by-step advice on how to read some of the world's great books with discipline and comprehension.