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At first glance, there would seem to be much work awaiting the teacher and scholar of language in the twenty-first century. The powers that be are obsessed with the industrial pollution of water, land, and air. The case...

Christian Kopff Before I started writing this essay, I went to University of Colorado library and took out one of the best books in English on education, Albert Jay Nock’s

Inspired by Liberty & Virtue: The Education of the Founders of the American Republic was the keynote address given to the Free Enterprise Institute's Founders' Day Breakfast, November 2011. A slightly revised text version of this address can be found here. Books by Dr. Kopff, and...
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Dr. E. Christian Kopff on "Classical Greek Philosophy and American Democratic Thought." We hope you will join us in The Imaginative Conservative community. The Imaginative Conservativeis an on-line journal for those who seek the True, the Good and the Beautiful. We address culture, liberal learning, politics, political economy, literature, the arts and the American...

In 1999 the A&E cable network broadcast a list of “The 100 Most Influential People of the Past 1000 Years,” selected by a “Blue Ribbon Panel.” Some of the names on the bottom half of the list were...

The classical education of the American Founders was “Inspired by Liberty and Virtue.” Winston Elliott suggested the title for this essay and it is a good one. The curriculum that educated so many of the Founding generation was...