I wonder if community college systems could save us from the tyranny of expensive commercial text books and their vicious cycle of edition after edition, causing perfectly good used books to not be "relevant" for next year's class.
University professors are probably more incentivised to develop expensive traditionally published textbooks, both to keep up their prestige, and to trade on that prestige.
Community college teachers probably have less natural prestige, and may thereby be more free to focus on student needs than their own.
In any case, I've started reading through this course, and it's fabulous.
This is actually a great course: it's math as a liberal art. Great course; odd title.
I don’t think so
A (specific) Liberal Art for the (other) Liberal Arts
With that being said, what are "Fractals Generated by Complex Numbers" doing here?
As per Wikipedia :
> Liberal arts education (from Latin liberalis "free" and ars "art or principled practice") is the traditional academic program in Western higher education. Liberal arts generally covers four areas: the natural sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. Its central academic disciplines include physics, chemistry, biology, philosophy, logic, linguistics, literature, history, political science, sociology, psychology, and mathematics.
Don't remember that those days Persia was the half of the world