Moral Collapse of the University: Professionalism, Purity, and Alienation

Moral Collapse of the University: Professionalism, Purity, and Alienation

by Bruce W. Wilshire
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791401979

ISBN-13: 9780791401972

Pub. Date: 01/28/1989

Publisher: State University of New York Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791401972
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
01/28/1989
Series:
SUNY Series, the Philosophy of Education
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
287
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Prologue

Introduction

Part One: The Academic Professional: Problems of Self-Knowledge and Education

I. Alienation

II. What is the Educating Act?

III. Crisis of Authority and Identity: The Inevitability of Professionalism

IV. The Professionalization of the University

Part Two: Academic Professionalism and Identity: Rites of Purification and Exclusion

V. A Specimen Case of Professionalizing a Field of Learning: Philosophy

VI. Eccentricities and Distortions of Academic Professionalism

VII. Academic Professionalism as a Veiled Purification Ritual

VIII. Pollution Phenomena: John Dewey's Encounter with Body-Self

Part Three: Reorganizing the University

IX. Revolutionary Thought of the Early Twentieth Century: Reintegrating Self and World and a New Foundation for Humane Knowledge

X. The Reactionary Response of Positivism: Cementing Purification, Professionalism Segmentation in the University

XI. Recovering from Positivism and Reorganizing the University

XII. Reclaiming the Vision of Education: Redefining Definition, Identity, Gender

Epilogue

Index

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