The Uses of Knowledge Selections from the Idea of a University

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/15/1948
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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This insightful selection, features four discourses from The Idea of a University: Knowledge Its Own End; Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Learning; Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Professional Skill; and Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Religion. Also included are excerpts from the "Preface" and the following appendices: Discipline of Mind; Literature and Science; and Style. Edited by Leo L. Ward, this volume also contains an introduction, a list of principal dates in Newman's life, and a bibliography.

Table of Contents

Principal dates in Newman's Life vi

Introduction vii

General argument in the idea of a university 1

The uses of knowledge 8

Knowledge Its Own End 8

Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Learning 29

Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Professional Skill 53

Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Religion 77

Appendices 106

Discipline of Mind 106

Literature and Science 112

Style 115

Bibliography 118


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