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Making of the modern university: intellectual transformation and the marginalization of morality

By: Reuben, Julie A.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago University of Chicago Press 1996Description: x, 363 p.ISBN: 9780226710204.Subject(s): Educational change - United States - History | Universities and colleges - United States - History - 20th centuryDDC classification: 378.73 Summary: What is the purpose of higher education, and how should we pursue it ? Debates over these issues raged in the late nineteenth century as reformers introduced a new kind of university - one dedicated to free inquiry and the advancement of knowledge. In the first major study of moral education in American universities, Julie Reuben examines the consequences of these debates for modern intellectual life. (http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/M/bo3683603.html)
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What is the purpose of higher education, and how should we pursue it ? Debates over these issues raged in the late nineteenth century as reformers introduced a new kind of university - one dedicated to free inquiry and the advancement of knowledge. In the first major study of moral education in American universities, Julie Reuben examines the consequences of these debates for modern intellectual life. (http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/M/bo3683603.html)

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