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Universities, society, and the future : a conference held on the 400th anniversary of the University of Edinburgh, 1983

Author: N T Phillipson; University of Edinburgh.
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Congrès
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N T Phillipson; University of Edinburgh.
ISBN: 0852244614 9780852244616
OCLC Number: 10517598
Description: xiv, 319 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The early modern university. Social control and intellectual excellence: Oxbridge and Edinburgh, 1560-1983 / Lawrence Stone --
Comments / Sir Stuart Hampshire --
The fate of Erasmian Humanism / James McConica --
From Rasmus to Ruddiman: the studia humanitatis in a scientific age / Anthony Grafton --
The pursuit of virtue in Scottish university education: Dugald Stewart and Scottish moral philosophy in the Enlightenment / Nicholas Phillipson --
Comments / by Richard Tuck --
Report of the discussion / Anthony Grafton and Lawrence Stone --
The liberal ideal in a scientific age. The idea of a university: Newman to Robbins / F.S.L. Lyons --
Liberal education: an outworn ideal? / Ian Gregor --
Comments / by Robert D. Anderson --
Technology and the university / Patrick Nuttgens --
Tradition and innovation in British universities c. 1860-1960 / Lord Briggs --
Comments / by Robert D. Anderson --
Report of the discussion / by F.S.L. Lyons --
British higher education and the university system. Higher education: the contenders / Harold Silver --
The Leverhulme programme of study into the future of higher education: future prospects / Gareth Williams --
Access to higher education in Britain / Tessa Blackstone --
Of the expense of the institutions for the education of youth / Gareth Williams --
Comments / by Andrew McPherson --
Comments / by Sir Kenneth Alexander --
Comments / by Berrick Saul --
Report of the discussion / by Peter Scott.
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Phillipson.

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