Posts Tagged ‘Robert M. Hutchins’

Quote of the day, May 26

May 26, 2014

Robert M. Hutchins, on education

“The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.”

Quote of the day, Aug. 23

August 23, 2012

Robert M. Hutchins, on education (1955)

“Education necessarily involves the critical examination of conflicting points of view; it cannot flourish in the absence of free inquiry and discussion.”

Quote of the day, Nov. 15

November 14, 2011

Robert M. Hutchins, on freedom

“Freedom of inquiry, freedom of discussion, and freedom of teaching–without these a university cannot exist.”