Institution of Intellectual Values

Institution of Intellectual Values : Realism and Idealism in Higher Education

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This is a revised and expanded version of the much praised short book Universities: The Recovery of An Idea. It contains chapters on the history of universities; the value of university education; the nature of research; the management and funding of universities plus additional essays on such subjects as human nature and the study of the humanities, interdisciplinary versus multidisciplinary study, information systems and the concept of a library, the prospects for e-learning, reforming universities, intellectual integrity and the realities of funding, and spiritual values and the knowledge economy.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 290 pages
  • 135 x 210 x 22mm | 350g
  • Thorverton, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Pbk
  • 184540100X
  • 9781845401009
  • 622,954

Review quote

"Graham has written an elegant and extraordinarily refreshing book, with no fudging of his own opinions and judgements... It deserves a very wide readership and will surely stand as a point of reference for years to come."

--Gordon Johnson "Times Higher Education Supplement "
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