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higher learning of America

a memorandum on the conduct of universities by business men

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Published by Augustus M. Kelley .
Written in English


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Statementby T. Veblen.
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  This eBook edition of "The Higher Learning in America" has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Thorstein Veblen () was an American economist and sociologist. He is well known as a Author: Thorstein Veblen. Hutchins’s views on education and public issues appeared in No Friendly Voice (), The Higher Learning in America (), Education for Freedom (), and others. Later books include The University of Utopia (), Some Observations on American Education (), and The Learning .

Get this from a library! The higher learning in America.. [Robert Maynard Hutchins] -- The author advocate restructuring undergraduate education based on 'a course of study consisting of the greatest books of the western world and the arts of reading, writing, thinking, and speaking. The Higher Learning in America: A Memorandum on the Conduct of Universities by Businessmen. Veblen, Thorstein Johns Hopkins University Press, Book Review Tags: administration | higher education | higher education history.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xxiii, pages: Contents: Government and higher education / Patrick M. Callan --The economy and higher education / Margaret Gordon --Federalism in American higher education / Martin Trow --Research universities in a new era: from the s to the s / Roger L. Geiger --Liberal . Editions for The Higher Learning in America: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback pu.


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When it was published in The Higher Learning in Americabrought into focus the root causes of the controversies that still beset the nation's educational system.

Taking office in as president of the University of Chicago, Hutchins began his tenure by declaring the learning available in even the most prestigious universities grossly Cited by:   "Thorstein Veblen's odd, energetic, and idiosyncratic classic The Higher Learning in America, is more pertinent today than it was when it was published over a century ago.

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The first scholarly edition of Thorstein Veblen’s classic indictment of the corporate model of American university governance. Since its publication inThorstein Veblen’s The Higher Learning in America has remained a text that every serious student of the American university must confront.

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The dreary past of higher education described by Veblen in seems distressingly similar to its increasingly bleak future under the command of a new generation of leaders once mocked by Veblen as 'captains of erudition.'.

The higher learning in America: a memorandum on the conduct of universities by business menHill and Wang in English - 1st American Century series ed. And no less complicit in this creating this reality, a recent book argues, is America’s higher education system.

In The Merit Myth: How Our Colleges Favor the Rich and Divide America.President Hutchins' book, The Higher Learning in America, seems to me to be a work of great significance.I thought it such because, in addition to vigorous exposition of the present confused state of education in this country, it raised, as I supposed, a basic issue -- one not often explicitly brought forward and one which is so basic in the philosophy of education that it needs to be stated.

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