A Student’s Guide to Liberal Learning - Intercollegiate Studies Institute

A Student’s Guide to Liberal Learning

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The one book you need to get a true education 

What is an authentic liberal arts education? And how can you get one? Legendary Georgetown professor James V. Schall answers these questions in this quick, entertaining, and remarkably insightful guide.

“These slim volumes come close to constituting mini–great books in themselves.” —Wall Street Journal

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Do you wonder how you can get a true liberal-arts education?

Then this is the book for you.

In this brilliant little guide, legendary Georgetown professor James V. Schall shows you the ideas and books central to the tradition that has shaped our country and our civilization.

In only 52 pages, Fr. Schall points you to what he rightly calls “intellectual riches that are almost never found in universities or in the popular culture.” 

He shows you how to order and integrate knowledge to find meaning in your education. This accessible book thus offers a refreshing break from the haphazard approach to study that now dominates higher education.

Fr. Schall freshly conveys the excitement of learning from the acknowledged masters of intellectual life.

And don’t miss his recommended reading: his excellent list provides the blueprint for building your own library of books that matter—and guides you to the education of a lifetime.

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“Schall’s book can best be described as a 12-step program for higher education.”

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