Pillar II – The Principles of Classical Education: The Principle of Integration

John Mason Hodges

·       After a great illustrative story about horses and horse study that highlighted how disintegrated our learning has become, JMH launched into the following basic points:·      

  • Integration demands hierarchy – two subjects cannot be joined together w/o a third higher principle in play.·      
  • We must return to Theology as the Queen of Sciences, which will inform Philosophy, which in turn together will hold the “subjects” together in a cohesive whole.·      
  • Read some very moving and appropriate passages from TS Eliot, “Dry Salvages, V

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