School of Athens, by Raphael, 1505, Apostolic Palace, Vatican City.

School of Athens, by Raphael, 1505. Apostolic Palace, Vatican City.

Ways of Learning

Volume 1, Number 4 | fall 2008

Playing with Fire

Lewis H. Lapham

Academic Virtue

Stanley Fish

Portraits of the Artist

Howard Singerman

Catch and Release

D. Graham Burnett

The College Idea

Andrew Delbanco

School Terms

George Steiner

Map

Miscellany

Voices In Time

Empire of Reason

1854 | Dublin

Trimming the Ivy

2008 | New Haven

Bestiary

c. 1506 | Italy

Free Speech

1179 | Rome

Class Distinctions

1803 | Königsberg

Seek and Ye Shall Find

c. 500 BC | Lu

Equal Education

1901 | Princeton

Useful Ignorance

1851 | Concord

Taking the Ell

c. 1830 | Baltimore

Meeting a Guru

1960 | San Quentin

Training a Thief

1838 | London

Gentleman and Scholar

1390 | London

Making a Man

1900 | Albany

Man Thinking

1837 | Cambridge

Calling in the Troops

1957 | Little Rock

Rising Tide of Mediocrity

1983 | Washington, DC

Pragmatism

1903 | Tuskegee

Mark Twain Defines Man the Machine

1906 | New York City

Training a Soul

403 | Bethlehem

Teaching Philosophy

1981 | New York City

Thomas Jefferson Opens a School

1818 | Charlottesville

Under the Lights

1988 | Odessa

Reading List

c. 1813 | London

Misspent Youth

1644 | London

Equal Opportunity

1776 | Boston

Polished Gold

c. 585 | Chang’an

Charts and Graphs

Contributors

Conversations

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Lapham’sDaily

DÉjÀ Vu

Love Is Dead

2018:

Woman announces she is divorcing her pirate ghost husband.

1926:

Man sues wife for adultery with a ghost.

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The World in Time

Alan Rusbridger

Lewis H. Lapham talks with Alan Rusbridger, author of Breaking News: The Remaking of Journalism and Why It Matters Now. More