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Long argues that higher education is a moral enterprise and that, as such, it must be guided by a commitments to what is morally right and fundamentally good, not just by what is necessary in intellectual or financial endeavors.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Half Title, Title Page, Copyright, In Memoriam
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-xii
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  1. Prologue: On the Nature of a Moral Perspective
  2. pp. xiii-xvi
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  1. 1. Defining Educational Purpose: Crucial Task and Elusive Goal
  2. pp. 1-16
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  1. Part One: The Identification, Maturation, and Enrichment of Selfhood
  1. 2. Education and Selfhood
  2. pp. 19-30
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  1. 3. Cognitive, Affective, and Kinesthetic Skills in the Wholeness of Selfhood
  2. pp. 31-44
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  1. 4. The Significance of Community for the Institution of Learning
  2. pp. 45-56
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  1. 5. Frolic and Celebration in the Academy
  2. pp. 57-68
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  1. 6. Grading and Growth
  2. pp. 69-82
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  1. Part Two: The Discovery and Dissemination of Knowledge and Culture
  1. 7. The Curriculum: Debates about Boundaries and Methodologies
  2. pp. 85-100
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  1. 8. Toward a Post-Enlightenment Epistemology From Certainty About Doubt to Doubt About Certainty
  2. pp. 101-114
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  1. 9. Elegance and Maturity: Measures of Scholarly Style
  2. pp. 115-127
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  1. 10. Doing Truth: On Sustaining a Scholarly Ethos
  2. pp. 128-142
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  1. 11. Pilgrimage and Professionalism in Pedagogical Interaction
  2. pp. 143-158
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  1. Part Three: For the Well-Being of Society
  1. 12. Learning and Social Responsibility: Prolegomena to the Discussion
  2. pp. 161-172
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  1. 13. Power and Credibility: Contrasting Modes of Social Influence
  2. pp. 173-183
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  1. 14. The Academy as Neighbor and Citizen
  2. pp. 184-197
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  1. 15. Governance as Communal Responsibility
  2. pp. 198-209
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  1. 16. Policy Study: Beyond Neutrality and Above Partisanship
  2. pp. 210-219
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  1. Epilogue: The Public Promise of the Scholarly Ideal
  2. pp. 220-221
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781589013421
Related ISBN
9780878405312
MARC Record
OCLC
1017612914
Pages
240
Launched on MUSE
2018-01-03
Language
English
Open Access
No
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