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  • Seeing for yourself

    Seeing for yourself

    By Paul Woodruff
    Published: April 4, 2011

    Undergraduate Studies Dean Paul Woodruff uses Plato’s allegory of the cave to show how an education in the humanities “gives life to the mind.”

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      maths revision said on Sept. 14, 2011 at 1:25 p.m.
      Very inspiring Dean Woodruff! Education is a right, without it we would all lose something! Thank you so much!
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      Donald Ross said on July 31, 2011 at 11:29 a.m.
      Thank you Dean woodruff for pointing out how much we have all learned through the ages from Plato and Socrates, no matter how much we rely on modern technology, the ancient teachings will always be required. May no one be left in the cave!!!