Ministers sit at a round dinner-table guzzling guineas, while through the window is seen a hungry mob. James Gillray, 1795. Liberal Arts
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Wealth

Humanity must reply to this question, or be shaken to pieces by it.

Learning and the Soul in Plato's allegory of the cave
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Learning and the Soul

In Plato’s Republic the allegory of the cave reveals that each of us has a unique capacity to learn.

J.M.W. Turner - The Burning of the Houses of Parliament. Liberal Arts and Learning
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Learning changes you

Higher education has now joined the ­growing list of subjects about which it is increasingly difficult to have an informed public argument.