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Posted on 08/26/2010 6:40:44 AM PDT by AccuracyAcademia
Students, particularly conservatives, can get a good idea of how much they missed in their education by reading 10 Books Every Conservative Must Read: Plus Four Not to Miss and One Imposter by Benjamin Wiker.
The names that you might expect to see in such a compendium are here, including Hayek, Chesterton and even C. S. Lewis. What may surprise some are the additions, specifically Shakespeare, Jane Austen and Aristotle.
Benjamin Wiker, with each book, gives a backdrop for each authors life and how modern Wiker then meticulously analyzes each book, comparing them to situations that a modern conservative reader could understand.
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Bump, this article deserves far more attention.
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