The Idea of a University
Since its publication almost 150 years ago, The Idea of a higher education. The issues that John Henry Newman raised - the place of religion and moral values in the university setting, the competing claims of liberal and professional education, the character of the academic community, the cultural role of literature, the relation of religion and science - have provoked discussion from Newman's time to our own. This edition of The Idea of a University includes the full text of University Teaching and four selections from 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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I University Teaching Considered in Nine Discourses
Notes on the Text
Glossary of Names
Rethinking The Idea of a University
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