Part 1: The problem of education: What is education for? - The dangers of education - The problem of education - The business of education; Part 2: First principles: Love - Some thoughts on intelligence - Reflections on water and oil - Virtue - Forests and trees - Politics - Economics - Judgment, Pascal's Wagner and economics in a hotter time; Part 3: Rethinking education: Rating colleges - The problem of disciplines and the discipline of problems - Professionalism and the human prospect - Designing minds - Architecture as pedagogy - Agriculture and the liberals arts - Educating a constituency for the long hail; Part 4: Destinations: Love it or lose it: the coming bibliophilia revolution - A world that takes its environment seriously - Prices and the life exchanged: costs of the US food system - Refugees or homecomers: conjectures about the future of rural America - Hope in hard times.
Part 1: The problem of education: What is education for?
Author: David W. Orr
Publisher: Island Press