“I never touched a trained mind yet which had not been disciplined by grammar and mathematics — grammar both Greek and Latin; nor have I ever discovered mental elegance except in those familiar with Greek and Latin classics.”—William Milligan Sloane, professor of history, Columbia University, 1917, quoted in Climbing Parnassus by Tracy Lee Simons
What is Education?
Usually when we think of education, we just imagine going to school. School is where you learn things, so therefore that is what education is, and the matter exits our minds as quickly as it came.
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Hi, I’m Laura.
I want to show you how fun, easy, and important a classical education is. To get the most out of this website, read “The Core Four,” four introductory articles written to explain what Fundamentally Classical is all about.