Archive | August, 2000

The IMF in Asia: Please Hold Your Applause

Last week I noticed two important articles in the press regarding the Asian recovery. “Fortune” magazine, representing the new “establishment” view, ran an article celebrating the Asian economic recovery, giving the IMF credit for the improvements. In sharp contrast, The “Far Eastern Economic Review” published a more unorthodox article, suggesting that the Asian economies’ recovery […]

The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home

When I began to write this review, I hemmed and hawed about where to begin. Flipping through the meaty 764 pages, I was amused to note that the authors began the section entitled, “Using The Well-Trained Mind Without Losing Your Own” with the upfront statement, “This is a very big book.” That fact alone is […]

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