Universitas: The Social Restructuring of American Undergraduate Education

Universitas: The Social Restructuring of American Undergraduate Education

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275955847
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/30/1998
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)
Lexile: 1540L (what's this?)

About the Author

THOMAS E. BOUDREAU is an Assistant Professor at The School for Social and Systemic Studies at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is the author of Sheathing the Sword (Greenwood, 1991).

Table of Contents

Preface: A Young Man's Death in the Desert

Foreword by John M. Carfora

Introduction: Educational Agnostics: The America Campus in Crisis

The Search for First Principles

Back to Basics: Revisiting Plato's Republic

The Languaged Life of Learning: The Intersubjective Imperative

Reconceiving the University: The Great Books versus the Great Debate

Rediscovering Atlantis: A Navigator's Guide to Western Civilization

Restructuring Higher Education in America

Slaying the Sacred Cows: The Restructuring of the University

Returning Home: The Odyssey of Learning

The Coming Global Campus: The Intercultural Imperative

The Groves of Akademos: The Campus as Community

A Vision of the University

A Vision of the University: The Importance of Leadership on Campus

"The Illimitable Freedom of the Mind": Jefferson's University and the Federalist League

Conclusion: Universitas: Restoring the Whole

Postscript

Select Bibliography

Index

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