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The Idea of a University: Defined and Illustrated in Nine DisCourses Delivered to the Catholics of Dublin in Occasional Lectures and Essays Addressed to the Members of The Catholic University / Edition 1
     

The Idea of a University: Defined and Illustrated in Nine DisCourses Delivered to the Catholics of Dublin in Occasional Lectures and Essays Addressed to the Members of The Catholic University / Edition 1

by John Henry Cardinal Newman, Martin J. Svaglic
 

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ISBN-10: 0268011508

ISBN-13: 9780268011505

Pub. Date: 06/01/1982

Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press

"The Idea of a University [is an] eloquent defense of a liberal education which is perhaps the most timeless of all [Newman's] books and certainly the one most intellectually accessible to readers of every religious faith and of none. . . . [O]nly one who has read The Idea of a University in its entirety, especially the nine discourses, can hope to understand why its

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"The Idea of a University [is an] eloquent defense of a liberal education which is perhaps the most timeless of all [Newman's] books and certainly the one most intellectually accessible to readers of every religious faith and of none. . . . [O]nly one who has read The Idea of a University in its entirety, especially the nine discourses, can hope to understand why its reputation is so high: why the first reading of this book has been called an 'epoch' in the life of a college man; why Walter Pater thought it 'the perfect handling of a theory'; why the historian G. M. Young has ranked it with Aristotle's Ethics among the most valuable of all works on the aim of Education; or why Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch told his students at Cambridge that 'of all the books written in these hundred years there is perhaps none you can more profitably thumb and ponder.'" -from the introduction by Martin J. Svaglic

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ISBN-13:
9780268011505
Publisher:
University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date:
06/01/1982
Series:
Series in the Great Books
Edition description:
1
Pages:
428
Sales rank:
790,901
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.10(d)

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