". . . a remarkable book. . . . A most penetrating study of education."
--Saturday Review of Literature
". . . an admirable defense of the critical mind in education . . . Sidney Hook is among the the Children of the Light, that is to say, of the Enlightenment."
--Albert Guerard, New York Herald Tribune
". . . Mr. Hook has put his finger . . . upon the profound fallacy of most of the current attempts to 'reorganize' higher education . . . exciting reading"
--Howard Mumford Jones, New York Times
". . . needed by anyone who wishes to have a comprehensive view of the problems of modern education."
--Wendell Johnson, Chicago Sun
"Sidney Hook brings . . . a new high standard of sanity and clarity. . . . For sheer excellence of logic, and for magic of comprehensiveness, the book is head and shoulders above all recent competitors."
--William Randel, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
". . . a fine book . . . it has the advantage of Mr. Hook's dissecting mind, operating with the cleanness of a surgical instrument."
--Jerome Nathanson, The New Republic