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A University of the Future

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Part of the Plan Europe 2000, Project 1: Educating Man for the 21st Century book series (PEPE, volume 6)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XI
  2. Gaston Deurinck
    Pages 1-14
  3. Jean Ladrière, Jacques Drèze, Jean Jadot, Nicolas Rouche
    Pages 15-46
  4. Jean Jadot, Yves Guyot, Colette Hambye
    Pages 47-76
  5. Dieter Berstecher, Ignace Hecquet
    Pages 77-129
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 154-196

About this book


In instituting its prospective studies the European Cultural Founda­ tion has to some extent gone against tradition. Until now those who were deeply committed to the idea of a European Community looked into the past rather than into the future for bases on which the com­ munity could be integrated. However, if we want a European society to become a reality it must be built on the basis of shared fundamental values. The majority of publications dealing with a unified or inte­ grated Europe have until now accepted that this foundation guarantee­ ing the stability of a future European society should be found in certain common elements of the history of the European nations. The futurological studies instituted by the European Cultural Foun­ dation have not rejected this mode of approach outright. They have respected the historical framework indispensable to any futurological undertaking. But the research and discussions of the groups working within the framework of Plan Europe 2000 offer increasing support to the conviction expressed by Gaston Deurinck in the first words of his introduction to the present study: "The future does not exist .. thf> future is to be created, and before being created, it must be conceived, it must be invented, and finally willed" ..


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Bibliographic information

  • Book Title A University of the Future
  • Authors Dieter Berstecher
    Jacques Drèze
    Yves Guyot
    Colette Hambye
    Ignace Hecquet
    Jean Jadot
    Jean Ladrière
    Nicolas Rouche
  • Series Title Plan Europe 2000, Project 1: Educating Man for the 21st Century
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1974
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Softcover ISBN 978-90-247-1619-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-94-010-2052-7
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages , 212
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Educational Philosophy
    Education, general
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