In this paper Edward Papa propose a brief investigation of the main questions which arise when one places the Catholic Intellectual Tradition in battle with its most important opponents. There are two main opponents of the Catholic educational tradition. Pressing from the one side is the classical educational ideal of the ancient Greeks. Bearing in from the other is the contemporary liberal educational ideal.
Papa, Edward, "The Catholic Educational Tradition between the Pinchers of the Classical and Political Liberal Educational Ideals" (2009). Presidential Seminar on the Catholic Intellectual Tradition. 10.