Eric Adler

Eric Adler is a professor of Classics at the University of Maryland. His latest book is Humanistic Letters: The Irving Babbitt -- Paul Elmer More Correspondence (Oxford University Press, 2020).

Recent Essays

Liberal Learning for All: A Review of Rescuing Socrates

Montás deserves great credit for illuminating the perverse priorities of American higher education throughout Rescuing Socrates. It must be admitted, however, that the book suffers from occasional missteps. A fuller engagement with the history of the liberal arts than Montás musters would have enriched the book.