Jul 03, 2020
The Concept of a University
Posted by Kenneth Minogue

Taking on the challenge of the postmodernists of politics, Kenneth Minogue argues forcefully and persuasively that the current dominant philosophies of education rest upon a mistake The fashionable belief that the university is society s handmaiden is confronted by a view of the university as an institution with an independent vitality and function Minogue at one and theTaking on the challenge of the postmodernists of politics, Kenneth Minogue argues forcefully and persuasively that the current dominant philosophies of education rest upon a mistake The fashionable belief that the university is society s handmaiden is confronted by a view of the university as an institution with an independent vitality and function Minogue at one and the same time reminds us of the sources of admiration for university life in the medieval world, and how it rested squarely on its essential autonomy from the very social pressures that have come to defi ne the modern university.

  • Title: The Concept of a University
  • Author: Kenneth Minogue
  • ISBN: 9780765808479
  • Page: 157
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Concept of a University Taking on the challenge of the postmodernists of politics Kenneth Minogue argues forcefully and persuasively that the current dominant philosophies of education rest upon a mistake The fashionable be

    Robert Holm

    This book first came out in 1973, but has remained somewhat relevant in that it constitutes a strong attack on the popular idea that the university is society s handmaiden Minogue argues, on the contrary, that the purpose of a university is not to be relevant to whatever the current and ever changing concerns of society might be as demanded by groups as disparate as student militants on the one side, and businessmen on the other , but to be an independent and autonomous institution devoted to th [...]



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