Higher Education in America and Plato’s Cave

In this week’s Pope Center Clarion Call, Professor Thomas Bertonneau likens the situation in higher education in America to Plato’s cave parable.

Many students seem content with flickering shadows that supposedly represent knowledge, rather than knowledge itself.

George Leef — George Leef is the director of research for the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy. He holds a B.A. from Carroll College (Waukesha, Wis.) and a J.D. from ...

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