From the Imaginative Conservative: “The Death of Grammar and the End of Education.”
Grammar has suffered the same fate as theology and philosophy in this reductive age. Grammar has been cut off from its transcendent and philosophical roots. Grammar ought to embody the rules for the structure of language, which intend to reflect the […]
Three great books professors at Columbia University give ideological political reasons for studying the classics. David Randall at First Things says that although it is unfortunate that political progressives talk about the classics in ideological terms, it may be simply that these academics see such language as the best or only way to reach those on […]
My recent post at Intellectual Takeout:
We’ve all heard the expression “According to research…” followed by some scientific finding that we are expected, given this prefatory expression, to accept without question.
In a recent […]
Hosted by the Classical Latin School Association, Memoria Press, and Highlands Latin School, the 2017 Teacher Training Conference is the perfect opportunity to enrich your classical classroom. This year’s conference will feature plenary sessions led by Martin Cothran, Dr. Carol Reynolds, and Andrew Pudewa. The remainder of the two days will be jam-packed […]
If you ever need an example of the practical importance of grammar, you might try to remember the story of a dairy company in Portland, Maine. In this case, it is the absence of what is known as the “Oxford comma” that could end up costing the company a cool $10 million.
Memoria Press author Cheryl Swope recently spoke at Hillsdale College on special-needs education in the context of classical education. According to The Collegian, a Hillsdale College publication, Cheryl spoke about how classical education is appropriate for children of all ages and abilities:
Swope defined a classical education as “a formative education […]
Modern movies tend toward one or another extreme: They are either severely realistic or dreamily fantastic—cynical hardboiled drama and ironic comedy on the one hand, or superhero or historical fantasy on the other.
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My most recent post at Intellectual Takeout about G.K. Chesterton Thomas Sowell, and Max Picard: