How Universities Can Help Create a Wiser World: The Urgent Need for an Academic Revolution

How Universities Can Help Create a Wiser World: The Urgent Need for an Academic Revolution

by Nicholas Maxwell PH.

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ISBN-13: 9781845405731
Publisher: Imprint Academic
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Societas Series
Pages: 158
Product dimensions: 5.61(w) x 0.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Nicholas Maxwell is Emeritus Reader in Philosophy of Science at University College London. Previously, he taught philosophy of science in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at UCL for nearly thirty years. Much of his teaching and research has been devoted to arguing that we need to bring about a revolution in academia so that it comes to seek and promote wisdom and does not just acquire knowledge. He has published six books on this theme.

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