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  • Liberal Arts

    Colleges and universities, or more importantly an educational degree in the liberal arts, in today’s society is an important necessity that can help determine students’ goals and future in life. Maybe even calling these institutions or the educational system life itself can be called an understatement. However, there is no doubt that for some people in any part of the world they would risk everything they have in order to receive high-level education and use it to perform better for their future and live a comfortable lifestyle at the same time. But for some people even though they would like to receive a formal educational degree they cannot afford it thus possibly failing in earning a livelihood. There are however,…

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  • Liberal Arts Education

    In America, a liberal arts degree seems to be such a demand. High schoolers are pressured to apply to many different colleges and pick a high paying/achieving degree that takes at least four years to achieve. But if you dig a little deeper into why college seems to be so important, is it really necessary to go to college for four years? Will a liberal arts degree actually benefit you and worth the years it takes it attain one? The articles “The New Liberal Arts” by Sanford J. Ungar and “Are Too…

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  • Liberal Party Structure

    While both structure and agency played a key role in the replacing of the Liberal party with Labour it could be said that structure worked more as a catalyst while agency played a direct part in the replacement of the Liberal party; it could be argued “structure and agency [cannot] be divorced” (McHugh, 2001, p.6). While values giving way to class and an electorate tripling in size does create some convincing arguments that structure is the best explanation for Labour replacing the Liberal party…

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  • Havel And John Stuart Mill And Liberal Democracy In A Liberal Society

    During Professor McAdams dinner party Havel and John Stuart Mill begin to disagree over what type of government compels citizens to live in the truth. According to Havel, a post-totalitarian government gives more chance to compel its citizens to live within the truth. Havel goes on to say that the citizens in a liberal democracy create their own lie and chose to live within it. While John Stuart Mill states that in a liberal democracy gives you the most access to live within the truth. Between…

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  • Liberal Arts Education Benefits

    It has long been debated whether a liberal arts education is more beneficial to a student than a technical or standard education. Should one concentrate one’s time and energy only on the subject of his/ her major? Would a broader education, filled with a wide variety of interesting subjects to explore, be a better option? The choice is really up to the individual. There are a number of things to consider in this decision making. Some of these are: the type of career one would like to pursue, the…

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  • The New Liberal Arts Analysis

    Ungar and his Liberal Arts Degree Sanford J. Ungar, the writer of “The New Liberal Arts”, argues that a liberal arts degree isn’t as questionable of a decision as believed to be. He trusts that a smaller independent college is a much more intimate setting where students continue learning habits that only better their mentality in terms of education and personality and will stick with them throughout the rest of their lives. More specifically Ungar believes that attending a liberal arts school…

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  • Value Of Liberal Arts Education

    • In your opinion, what is the value of a liberal arts education? While there are a vast number of reasons to value a liberal arts education, expounding upon all of them would take far too many pages. Among them are the So, the most valuable parts of a liberal arts education are that it provides a framework within which students can not only explore all of their passions, but also discover new ones, it provides a broad and deep knowledge base that serves as a strong foundation applicable to any…

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  • Arts Vs Liberal Arts

    learning how to develop and improve himself or herself rather than simply pass the classes. The benefit to studying at a liberal arts college is that it “ is not intended to prepare or certify students for specific employment after graduation” (Whitney 347). Since studying at a liberal arts college nourishes one’s ability to think in general, students are more apt to excelling in the career field. With “integration of the traditional liberal arts with the pre-professional training” (Baker 254),…

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  • The Importance Of Liberal Arts And Vocation

    I am writing you this letter to discuss the topics of liberal arts and vocation. These two topics are often talked about in academic institutions, but many of these institutions do not go any further than bringing it up; they do not take action on these topics, they simply talk about them. Here at Wheaton, these are central aspects of my education. We are conscious of these things and we strive to understand them as students. I am aware that you do not attend a liberal arts college which is why…

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  • Essay On Liberal Arts

    “Liberal arts: would you like fries with that diploma?” this quote thought up by the unknown defines the mindset of high school students considering a liberal arts college. Many will tell a person that liberal arts is not for those who want a “real” career, liberal arts is for people who are not ready to grow up. I was told by teachers in my high school that I should think more of myself when I voiced that I was considering attending Central for the next four years. I believe Cronon explains the…

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