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  • Thomas Ehrlich
Part of the Progress in Physics book series (PMP, volume 9)

Abstract

Welcome to the University of Pennsylvania. We are pleased and proud to have you with us and to have this conference here at Penn. Every university administrator, as you might well imagine, spends a fair share of time looking for a grand unified theory--some set of explanations, however larded with sophistry, that explain how it is possible that an atomistic institution such as a university, an institution in which each proton or faculty member — though provided with the absolute stability of tenure — nonetheless seems to be steadily decaying. On that basis, all universities ought to disintegrate and perhaps they will.

Keywords

Faculty Member Unify Theory Classical Physicist Difficult Question Absolute Stability 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Ehrlich
    • 1
  1. 1.Provost of the University of PennsylvaniaUSA

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