The Knowledge Most Worth Having

The Knowledge Most Worth Having

by Wayne C. Booth (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226065762
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 10/01/2006
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Wayne C. Booth (1921–2005) was the George Pullman Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago. His many books include The Rhetoric of Fiction, A Rhetoric of Irony, The Power and Limits of Pluralism, The Vocation of a Teacher, and Forthe Love of It, all published by the University of Chicago Press.

Table of Contents

IS THERE ANY KNOWLEDGE THAT A MAN MUST HAVE?
Wayne C. Booth

RETURNING COALS TO NEWCASTLE
F. Champion Ward

THE INSTRUMENTS OF MENTAL PRODUCTION
Northrop Frye

UNDERGRADUATES AND THE SCIENTIFIC ENTERPRISE
J.A. Simpson

DIVERSITY
John R. Platt

EDUCATION AND THE CONTEMPORARY WOMAN
Anne Firor Scott

PLATONIC EDUCATION
James M. Redfield

THE BATTLE OF THE BOOKS
Richard McKeon

THE ROLE OF LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGES WITHIN A UNIVERSITY
Edward H. Levi

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