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Articles by author: Jennifer Courtney

Preschool Philosophers?? The Art of Asking Good Questions

I sometimes think that preschoolers make the best philosophers. In order to study philosophy, you must possess three attributes: a ton of curiosity, openness to considering new or different answers, and a relentless ability to ask questions. Mortimer Adler writes...
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Dialectic Lessons for Patriots

  The reason so many academics miss the real history of America is that they assume that ideas don’t matter and that there is no such thing as virtue. --Introduction to A Patriot’s History of the United States1   This quote contains two parts that we must consider...
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Poolside Latin, Anyone? Summer Studies

In Classical Conversations, we often speak of the wonderful fruit of restoring the education of two generations of students—the education of the students who are in Classical Conversations and also the education of their parents. What does this mean? If we want our...
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An Interview with Robert Bortins, CEO

by Jennifer
Tuesday, 05 June, 2012
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
As of this month, Robert Bortins will officially begin his tenure as CEO for Classical Conversations, Inc. I recently had the chance to sit down with Robert and ask him about his background and about his plans for CC. This transcript of our interview will help...
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Book Review: Newton by Mitch Stokes

If you mention Isaac Newton to an acquaintance, most of them will see an instant mental cartoon of a long-haired man in knee breeches who shouts “Aha, gravity!” when the famous apple hits his forehead. Few people give him due credit for his other revolutionary ideas in...
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