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Beyond Reason and Tolerance: The Purpose and Practice of Higher Education.

Author: Robert J Thompson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Scholarship Online, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beyond Reason and Tolerance argues that to prepare students to engage political, ethnic, and religious differences, higher education must adopt a developmental model for a formative and liberal  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Thompson
ISBN: 0199969787 9780199969784 0199969795 9780199969791 9781306426374 1306426375
OCLC Number: 879789561
Description: 1 online resource (1 online resource)
Contents: Preface ; Chapter 1: American Higher Education in the 21st Century ; Chapter 2: Emerging Adulthood: A Developmental Science Perspective ; Chapter 3: Personal Epistemology ; Chapter 4: Empathy ; Chapter 5: Identity and the Process of Self-Authorship ; Chapter 6: Campus Culture: Developing the Capacities to Constructively Engage Difference ; Chapter 7: Providing a Formative Undergraduate Liberal Education ; References

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His magnificent description of the value of a liberal arts education weaves an interdisciplinary tapestry that jumps from philosopy to psychology to education without missing a beat. * PsycCRITQUES *

 
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