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Considering Higher Education: Thinking it Through

  • Ronald BarnettEmail author
  • Amanda Fulford
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Part of the Debating Higher Education: Philosophical Perspectives book series (DHEP, volume 2)

Abstract

Just what is a university? What is higher education? Even though higher education has ballooned worldwide – such that it now accommodates around 200 million students – these two questions are not much posed. When they are, what is characteristically offered are answers of two kinds, both of which are entirely legitimate.

References

  1. MacIntyre, A. (2011). God, Philosophy, Universities. (Lanham, Maryland, and Plymouth, UK: Rowman and Littlefield)Google Scholar
  2. Rancière, J. (1991). The Ignorant Schoolmaster: Five lessons in intellectual emancipation. Trans. K. Ross. (Stanford CA: Stanford University Press)Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University College LondonInstitute of EducationLondonUK
  2. 2.Edge Hill UniversityOrmskirkUK

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