Considering Higher Education: Thinking it Through

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


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.


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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