Robert Maynard Hutchins


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United States educator who was president of the University of Chicago (1899-1977)

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Luce and his friend Robert Maynard Hutchins, president of the University of Chicago.
This was a series of courses based on the Great Books curriculum, which had been developed by Mortimer Adler and former president Robert Maynard Hutchins. Thereafter, all new courses were offered without university credit.
See ARISTOTLE, III POLITICS 6-9, in GREAT BOOKS OF THE WESTERN WORLD (Robert Maynard Hutchins ed., 1952).
Half a century ago the Commission on Freedom of the Press, headed by Robert Maynard Hutchins of the University of Chicago, concluded that the failings of the press were being kept under cover.
university: Robert Maynard Hutchins'"The Higher Learning in America" and Clark Kerr's "The Uses of the University." In conclusion, the paper introduces the ideas of Ernest Boyer and the authors own convictions about the topic and its implications for Latin American countries.
But their Boy Wonder president Robert Maynard Hutchins, abruptly pulled the university out of the Big Ten.
Robert Oppenheimer, Robert Maynard Hutchins, Alfred P.
Marshall entered public life as one of the legal whiz kids at Yale, where he bonded politically with like-minded young men and enlisted under the liberal banner of Law Dean Robert Maynard Hutchins and jurist William O.
Hutchins; and brother of the University of Chicago's Robert Maynard Hutchins. It expresses Berea College's commitment to liberal education, a commitment inextricably intertwined with its aim of carrying on "many forms of education at once-teaching the people how to get a living, and how to live" (Frost, 1937, p.
Mayer, The Progressive's essayist and roving editor for many years, shares his personal experiences as he reflects on the life and times of Robert Maynard Hutchins (1899-1977).
Robert Maynard Hutchins and Mortimer Adler, who developed the Great Books course at the University of Chicago, had Thomistic inclinations.
Robert Maynard Hutchins of Chicago University in his controversial book The Higher Learning in America.
All, however, deal with what might be called the "Middle Period" of the University of Chicago -- the period that coincides with the presidency of Robert Maynard Hutchins, from 1929 to 1950.
Robert Maynard Hutchins had the Platonic dream of assembling a core of intelligent and competent people and then relieving them of the responsibilities of careers and professionalism so that they could engage in an unfettered dialogue.
How far we've fallen from the understanding of Robert Maynard Hutchins, former president of the University of Chicago, who wrote: "To say, 'Let us gain knowledge and power and our ends will take care of themselves,' is not to fashion the intellect of the modern world but [is] to submit to it, for this is what the modern world is saying.