Teaching methods and education

The purpose of education

“The purpose of education is to keep a culture from being drowned in senseless repetitions, each of which claims to offer a new insight.”

— Harold Rosenberg, American writer, educator, philosopher and art critic.

Harold Rosenberg, “On the New Cultural Conservatism”, Partisan Review, 1972, vol. 39, no. 3, p. 444.  Digitally archived at, accessed 8 September 2021. 

By Greg

Australian composer and pianist