Books & Articles

If one is interested in learning more about classical education, he or she can probably not do any better than beginning with Dorothy Sayers’ classic essay, “The Lost Tools of Learning” available at

For additional reading:

Articles & Essays

“What is Classical Education?”, Susan Wise Bauer

“Why Classical Educaton?”, Escondido Tutorial Service


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Bookcover for The Well Trained Mind• The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise

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• The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide the the Classical Education You Never Had, Susan Wise Bauer

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• Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning, Douglas Wilson

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Book cover of The Devil KNows Latin, Why America Needs Classical Education

• Climbing Parnassus: A New Apologia for Greek and Latin, Tracy Lee Simmons

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• The Devil Knows Latin: Why America Needs the Classical Tradition, E. Christian Kopff

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• Classical Education, Gene Veith and Andrew Kern

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• Classical and Christian Education, Gregg Strawbridge