Why We Need the Liberal Arts Now More Than Ever
As I prepared to welcome Bowdoin College’s students back to campus this week, I couldn’t help pondering where we are today in the worlds of politics, of government and of the media — imperfect but essential institutions for a healthy democracy. We have evolved to a most distressing place — to a place in our society and world where intellectual engagement is too often mocked.
Originally published: August 30, 2017
Author: Clayton Rose
Institution: Bowdoin College
Published by: Time