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The Well-Educated Mind

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Description for The Well-Educated Mind Hardcover. The enduring and engaging guide to educating yourself in the classical tradition. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: JNQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 165 x 40. Weight in Grams: 900.
Including standout works from the twenty-first century as well as essential readings in science, The Well-Educated Mind offers brief, entertaining histories of six literary genres-fiction, autobiography, history, drama, poetry and science-accompanied by instructions on how to read each type. The annotated lists at the end of each chapter preview recommended reading and encourage readers to make connections between ancient traditions and contemporary writing. In her best-selling work, The Well-Trained Mind, Susan Wise Bauer provided a parents' guide to classical education for home-schooling children. In The Well-Educated Mind, she takes the same elements and techniques and adapts them to the use ... Read more

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About Susan Wise Bauer
Susan Wise Bauer is a writer, teacher, and historian. Her books include The Story of Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory, The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had, the History of the World series (W. W. Norton) and the ... Read more

Reviews for The Well-Educated Mind
A useful resource for highly self-motivated readers. A clear guide to educating oneself in the liberal arts through disciplined, critical reading of literary classics. Bauer has crafted a timeless, intelligent book.... A well-balanced, long-lasting reading program.... A brilliant guide on to how to analyze any given literary work
even if it's not on Bauer's list. Written in a straightforward style accessible ... Read more

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