Mulcahy, D. G., The Educated Person: Toward a New Paradigm for Liberal Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008.


D. G. Mulcahy


Outlines and justifies a new paradigm for liberal education based on the demands of living (work demands, recreational demands, social and practical demands, philosophical demands); reviews and critiques the ideas on liberal education by Newman, Adler, Martin, and others in formulating this new paradigm.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Theorists

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Liberal Education/General Education


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