Politics by Other Means: Higher Education and Group Thinking

Politics by Other Means: Higher Education and Group Thinking

by David Bromwich
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300057024

ISBN-13: 9780300057027

Pub. Date: 09/23/1992

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this eloquent book a distinguished scholar criticizes attacks on liberal education by ideologues of the right and left, arguing that both groups see education as a means to indoctrinate students in specific cultural and political dogmas. David Bromwich calls for a return to the teaching of independent thinking, self-knowledge, and tolerance of other points of

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In this eloquent book a distinguished scholar criticizes attacks on liberal education by ideologues of the right and left, arguing that both groups see education as a means to indoctrinate students in specific cultural and political dogmas. David Bromwich calls for a return to the teaching of independent thinking, self-knowledge, and tolerance of other points of view, values that he claims are the essence of a true liberal tradition.

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ISBN-13:
9780300057027
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/23/1992
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.55(h) x 1.08(d)

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