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The idea of a university

The idea of a university

Author: John Henry Newman, Saint; Frank M Turner
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1996.
Series: Rethinking the Western tradition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This edition of The idea of a University includes the full text of the original 1852 publication and four selections from the subsequently added "University Subjects" together with five essays by leading scholars that explore the background and the present-day relevance of Newman's themes.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: John Henry Newman, Saint; John Henry Newman; John Henry Newman
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Henry Newman, Saint; Frank M Turner
ISBN: 0300064047 9780300064049 0300064055 9780300064056
OCLC Number: 33103649
Notes: APPE gift.
Description: xxxiv, 366 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction to interpretative essays : "Newman in his own day" / Martha McMackin Garland --
"Newman's university and ours" / Frank M. Turner --
"Theology and the university : Newman's idea and current realities" / George M. Marsden --
"The paradox of self in The idea of a university" / Sara Castro-Klarén --
"Newman and the idea of an electronic university" / George P. Landow.
Series Title: Rethinking the Western tradition.
Responsibility: John Henry Newman ; Frank M. Turner, editor ; contributors, Martha McMackin Garland [and others].


Originally published almost 150 years ago, five parts of "The Idea of a University" - "University Teaching" and four selections from "University Subjects" - are reproduced here, along with five  Read more...


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