The Calling of Education:

The Calling of Education: "The Academic Ethic" and Other Essays on Higher Education

by Edward Shils, Steven Grosby

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ISBN-13: 9780226753409
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 04/15/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 308
File size: 401 KB

Table of Contents

Foreword by Joseph Epstein
Introduction by Steven Grosby
The Academic Ethic
The Criteria of Academic Appointment
Do We Still Need Academic Freedom?
The Eighth Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities: "Render unto Caesar..." -Government, Society, and the Universities in Their Reciprocal Rights and Duties
The Idea of the University: Obstacles and Opportunities in Contemporary Societies
The Modern University and Liberal Democracy

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