Another Season of Discontent: The Critics

  • Christopher J. Lucas


Once it became apparent that the era of collegiate turmoil in the sixties was over and relative tranquility had returned to the campuses of the nation’s colleges and universities, there were signs in the early 1970s that the American academic community was now willing to take a fresh look at general education. Once again, official enthusiasm for liberal learning resurfaced. Once again there ensued a national debate, an outpouring of books and articles on the subject, a rash of curricular experiments, and a few new proposals which, in the public mind, came to epitomize the movement.


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