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Why teach? : in defense of a real education /

Presents a collection of essays that explore a college education as a means through which serious-minded individuals broaden their minds and acquire life skills, arguing that higher learning is an essential remedy for today's problems. Full description

Main Author: Edmundson, Mark, 1952-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Bloomsbury, 2013
Edition: First U.S. edition.
Contents: Liberal arts & lite entertainment -- Dwelling in possibilities -- Who are you and what are you doing here? A word to the incoming class -- Do sports build character? -- Glorious failure : 2005 convocation address, University of Virginia -- The globalists -- The corporate city and the scholarly enclave -- The English major -- My first intellectual -- The Pink Floyd night school -- A word to the new humanities professor -- Against readings -- Narcissus regards his book : the common reader now -- The uncoolness of good teachers -- Teaching the truths -- Under the sign of Satan : Blake in the corporate university.
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