Echoes of Insight: Past Perspectives and the Future of Christian Higher Education

Echoes of Insight: Past Perspectives and the Future of Christian Higher Education

by Patrick Allen, Kenneth Badley

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ISBN-13: 9780891123323
Publisher: Leafwood Publishers & ACU Press
Publication date: 02/07/2017
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Contents
Preface........................................................................... 13
Introduction..................................................................... 17
Part 1:
The Classroom and the Student:
Instruction, Formation, and Vocation
Chapter 1
Alfred North Whitehead-The Aims of Education (1929)................... 27
Chapter 2
Dorothy L. Sayers-The Lost Tools of Learning (1947)...................... 51
Chapter 3
Hannah Arendt-The Banality of Evil (1963)............................... 71
Chapter 4
Flannery O'Connor-A Good Man Is Hard to Find (1955) ................. 97
Chapter 5
Maria Montessori-The Montessori Method (1912) ....................... 117
Part 2:
The Faculty and the Administration:
Mission, Vision, and Values
Chapter 6
John Henry Newman-The Rise and Progress of Universities (1872)....... 141
Chapter 7
Abraham Flexner-The American College (1908).......................... 167
Chapter 8
Thorstein Veblen-The Higher Learning in America (1918) ............... 191
Chapter 9
José Ortega y Gasset-The Mission of the University (1930) ............... 215
Chapter 10
Robert Maynard Hutchins-The Higher Learning in America (1936)...... 237
Chapter 11
Karl Jaspers-The Idea of the University (1946) ........................... 265
Conclusion ..................................................................... 291

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