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Monday, March 23, 2009

Irresponsible Professors and Lonely Students

Students, professors used to think, needed both guidance and those models of human greatness that could help them discover who they are and what to do.  One irony, of course, was that when professors offered such guidance, students didn’t particularly need or want it.  They often came to college with characters already formed, already habituated to the practice of moral virtue.

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