Epistemological correctness in English 101

Most men have learned to read to serve a paltry convenience, as they have learned to cipher in order to keep accounts and not be cheated in trade; but of reading as a noble intellectual enterprise they know little or nothing; yet this only is reading in a high sense, not that which lulls us as a luxury and suffers the nobler faculties to sleep the while, but what we have to stand on tip-toe to read and devote our most alert and wakeful hours to. Henry David Thoreau,Walden

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Correspondence to Thomas F. Bertonneau.

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He is the author of a comprehensive analysis of undergraduate curricula in Michigan's state university system, prepared for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, Midland, Michigan, to which he serves as an advisor on higher education issues. Please address correspondence toAcademic Questions

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Bertonneau, T.F. Epistemological correctness in English 101. Academic Questions 10, 66–78 (1997). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12129-996-1011-y

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