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Economics, competition and academia : an intellectual history of sophism versus virtue

Author: Donald Stabile
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2007.
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Donald Stabile places current concerns over the commercialization of academia in a historical context by describing the long-standing question of the extent to which market economics can and should  Read more...

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Stabile, Donald.
Economics, competition and academia.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2007
(DLC) 2006037096
(OCoLC)76750962
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Stabile
ISBN: 9781847207166 1847207162
OCLC Number: 175265754
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 148 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface; Chapter 1: Introduction: markets, c ompetition, and higher education; Chapter 2: Sophism, academia, and Greek economics; Chapter 3: Adam Smith and sophism: reaction to the endowment model; Chapter 4: Virtue and early academia in the US; Chapter 5: Academia and the rise of capitalism in the US; Chapter 6: Corporate capitalism and the university as a business; Chapter 7: Collegiate business schools in the US: sophism or virtue; Chapter 8: Academia in transition: the road to sophism; Bibliography; Index. Preface 1. Introduction: Markets, Competition and Higher Education 2. Sophism, Academia and Greek Economics 3. Adam Smith and Sophism: Reaction to the Endowment Model 4. Virtue and Early Academia in the US 5. Academia and the Rise of Capitalism in the US 6. Corporate Capitalism and the University as a Business 7. Collegiate Business Schools in the US: Sophism or Virtue 8. Academia in Transition: The Road to Sophism Bibliography Index.
Responsibility: Donald R. Stabile.
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