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Jeffrey Brenzel: The Essential Value of a Classic Education

The Parthenon in Athens, Greece.

The Parthenon in Athens, Greece.

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: The Essential Value of a Classic Education. Jeffrey Brenzel is a philosopher, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions at Yale University. Brenzel argues that not only can reading the great classics like Plato’s Republic and Dante’s Inferno enrich your education, it can actually make your life better.