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by E. Codignola 1939

Paraphrasing an expression of an Italian educator of the Renaissance, Vergerius, who in his turn re-echoed a phrase of Seneca's, it is still possible even today to repeat that that education is liberal which "produces free men." Liberal education, in other words, does not aim at a utilitarian end or a vocational preparation, but looks to the "formation of a personality."

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 1 Number 1, 1939, p. 221-236
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 15056, Date Accessed: 7/16/2018 4:55:12 AM

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