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Ham, Professor James M.
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A discussion of the paradox of freedom and of regulation in Canadian society and how it relates to the loss of faith in the virtues of liberal education. A description and discussion of three facets of freedom: material, personal and social. Universities as the bastions of liberal education. The role of universities. A resolution of the paradox of individual freedom and collective regulation lies in bringing not only instrument competence but a richness of perspective on the human condition that is "rooted in wisdom and a shared vision of the human adventure."