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The Garden of Leaders: Revolutionizing Higher Education

Paul Woodruff


I derive an account of what future leaders should learn from an understanding of leadership as the ability to induce others to follow in a context of freedom—without the use of force or incentives. Such leadership is needed in every walk of life and in every profession; it is inherently ethical, but it needs to take into account the frequent ugliness of the human situation. This is an account of leadership for all seasons. From this I propose a curriculum for general education of all students in higher education, including literature, history, philosophy, social science, and communication skil ... More

Keywords: leadership, ethics, education, courage, lying, hypocrisy, liberal arts, teamwork

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190883645
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190883645.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Woodruff, author
University of Texas in Austin