These are the books students at the top US colleges are required to read – Quartz

Shh. (Flickr/Marissa Smith, CC BY 2.0)

Shh. (Flickr/Marissa Smith, CC BY 2.0)

The leaders of tomorrow will be well versed in dead philosophers, according to a new database of college syllabi.The Open Syllabus Project, a collection of over 1 million curricula from English-language colleges and universities over the past 15 years, released its data on Friday (Jan. 22). Plato, Hobbes, Machiavelli, and Aristotle overwhelmingly dominate lists in the US, particularly at the top schools.

Source: These are the books students at the top US colleges are required to read – Quartz

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