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Education and democracy : the meaning of Alexander Meiklejohn, 1872-1964

Author: Adam R Nelson
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text is a biography of Alexander Meiklejohn, one of the most important and controversial educators and civil libertarians of the 20th century. The book follows Meiklejohn's life from his birth  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nelson, Adam R.
Education and democracy.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2001
(DLC) 00011979
Named Person: Alexander Meiklejohn; Alexander Meiklejohn; Alexander Meiklejohn
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adam R Nelson
ISBN: 9780299171438 0299171434
OCLC Number: 489151321
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 416 pages) : illustrations
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: Illustrations --
Preface: Meiklejohn, Socrates, and the Paradox of Democratic Education --
Acknowledgments --
PROVIDENCE, 1872-1911 --
1. "A Voyage across the Atlantic" and "Kant's Ethics," 1872-1899 --
2. "College Education and the Moral Ideal," 1900-1911 --
AMHERST, 1912-1924 --
3. "The College as Critic," 1912-1919 --
4. "To Whom Are We Responsible?" 1920-1924 --
MADISON, 1925-1932 --
5. "A New College with a New Idea," 1925-1928 --
6. "A Most Lamentable Comedy," 1929-1932 --
BERKELEY, 1933-1947 --
7. "Adult Education: A Fresh Start," 1933-1940. 8. "A Reply to John Dewey," 1941-1947 --
BERKELEY, 1948-1964 --
9. "What Does the First Amendment Mean?" 1948-1954 --
10. "The Faith of a Free Man," 1955-1964 --
Afterword: Education and the Democratic Ideal-The Meaning of Alexander Meiklejohn --
Notes --
Bibliography and Suggestions for Further Reading --
Responsibility: Adam R. Nelson.


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"Intellectual biography at its best. Nelson has presented us with the whole Meiklejohn, warts and all." - E. David Cronon, co-author of The University of Wisconsin: A History "A splendid piece of Read more...

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