Books like The Closing of the American Mind and debates like the one over the Stanford reading list have called for reconsideration of the role of the Greek and Roman classics in American education. This collection meets that challenge by offering classicists of divergent viewpoints the opportunity to rethink Classics as a discipline. Contents: The State of the Classics; Classics as a Profession; Classics as an Academic Discipline; and The Classics Community.Phyllis Culham Lowell Edmunds, Alden Smith ... statement by that unwitting arch- deconstructionist, automobile magnate Henry Ford, that aquot;history is bunk, aquot; the utility of the study of the past per se hardly needs restating. ... our focus will rest.
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