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The aims of higher education : problems of morality and justice

Author: Harry Brighouse; Michael S McPherson
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2015.
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Harry Brighouse is professor of philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of several books, including School Choice and Social Justice and On Education, and is, most recently, coauthor of Family Values: The Ethics of Parent-Child Relationships. Michael McPherson is president of the Spencer Foundation and was previously the president of Macalester College in St. Paul. Prior to that he was  Read more...
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Aims of higher education
(DLC) 2014041929
(OCoLC)890757373
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Brighouse; Michael S McPherson
ISBN: 9780226259512 022625951X
OCLC Number: 906576906
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Contents: Introduction : Problems of Morality and Justice in Higher Education / Harry Brighouse and Michael McPherson --
What Makes a University Education Worthwhile? / Amy Gutmann --
Defending the Humanities in a Liberal Society / Christopher Bertram --
Academic Friendship / Paul Weithman --
Autonomy as Intellectual Virtue / Kyla Ebels-Duggan --
Education and Social Moral Epistemology / Allen Buchanan --
Righting Historical Injustice in Higher Education / Lionel K. McPherson --
Modeling Justice in Higher Education / Erin I. Kelly --
Conclusion : Future Research on Values in Higher Education / Harry Brighouse and Michael McPherson.
Responsibility: edited by Harry Brighouse and Michael McPherson.
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